Formal Minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

WEDNESDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2006

Members present:

Mr Terry Rooney, in the Chair
Miss Anne Begg
Michael Jabez Foster
Justine Greening
Mrs Joan Humble
Greg Mulholland
John Penrose

1. Employment Strategy inquiry: scope and remaining evidence sessions

The Committee considered this matter.

2. Employment Strategy inquiry: Evidence session

Chris Pond, One Parent Families; Kate Green, Child Poverty Action Group and Susy Guillari, Policy Officer, Single Parent Action Network; and Patrick Grattan, TAEN/Help the Aged; Andrew Harrop, Age Concern; and Richard Exell, TUC, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Monday 20th November at Four o'clock