Formal Minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

WEDNESDAY 11 JANUARY 2006

Members present:

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

1. Pensions inquiry (decision to travel overseas)

Resolved, That the Committee visit Sweden in connection with its inquiry into Pensions and that the Chairman seek the approval of the Liaison Committee for expenditure in connection with said visit.

2. Future programme

The Committee considered this matter.

3. Lisbon Strategy meeting (travel in representative capacity)

Ordered, That Michael Jabez Foster visit Brussels from 31 January to 1 February 2006 to attend the Lisbon Strategy European Parliamentary meeting in a representative capacity.

4. Efficiency Savings Programme in Jobcentre Plus inquiry

Ordered, That those who have submitted Memoranda in relation to the Committee's inquiry into the Efficiency Savings Programme in Jobcentre Plus have leave to publish them, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No. 135(1).

Resolved, That Memoranda [Efficiency Savings Programme in

Jobcentre Plus] be published on the internet.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 18 January at a quarter past Nine o'clock.