Formal Minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

WEDNESDAY 1 MARCH 2006

Members present:

Mr Terry Rooney, in the Chair
Miss Anne Begg
Harry Cohen
Mr Philip Dunne
Mrs Natascha Engel
Michael Jabez Foster
Justine Greening
Mrs Joan Humble
Greg Mulholland
John Penrose

1 . Pensions inquiry: choice of specialist advisers
Ordered, That Anthony Neuberger, Carl Emmerson and Ruth Hancock be appointed as Specialist Advisers to assist the Committee in matters relating to its inquiry into pensions.

2.The Efficiency Savings Programme in Jobcentre Plus: informal consideration of Chairman's draft report
The Committee considered this matter.

3. Pensions inquiry: briefing session and first evidence session
The Committee considered this matter.

[Adjourned till Monday 6 March at Four o'clock.