Work and Pensions Committee Formal minutes Session 2005-06

WEDNESDAY 19 JULY 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. Employment Strategy inquiry and future programme

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee take evidence from James Purnell MP on DWP guidance on pensions: learning lessons.

Resolved, That the Committee take evidence from James Plaskitt MP on the Social Fund.

2. Pension reform report: press notice and publication arrangements

The Committee considered this matter.

3. EDS: briefing session

The Committee held a private briefing session with representatives from EDS.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 11 October at a quarter past Nine o'clock.