Formal Minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

WEDNESDAY 14 DECEMBER 2005

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.Overseas visit (choice between Netherlands and Sweden)

Resolved, That the Committee do visit the Netherlands in connection with its inquiry into Incapacity Benefits and Pathways to Work.

2. Evidence session on the Pensions Commission Report

Lord Adair Turner, Chairman and John Hills, Commissioner, Pensions Commission, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Monday 19 December at Four o'clock.