Formal Minutes

The Committee met at Preston County Hall

THURSDAY 2 DECEMBER 2004

Members present:

Sir Archy Kirkwood, in the Chair
Vera Baird
Mr David Hamilton
Mrs Joan Humble

The Committee deliberated.

Pension Credit: Ms Carol Habberfield, Senior Project Officer, and Mr Terry Patterson, Social Security Adviser, Local Government Association, Mr Jim Dickson, Head, Lancashire County Council Welfare Rights Service, Ms Janet Gurney, Senior Welfare Rights Officer, Leicestershire County Council Welfare Rights Team, Paul Vizard, Secretary, Pension Service Trade Union Side, and Keith Wylie, National Officer, Public and Commercial Services Union, were examined.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 8 December at half-past Nine o'clock.