Formal Minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

WEDNESDAY 25 JANUARY 2006

Members present:

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

1.Submission to Modernisation Committee's inquiry into the legislative process

The Committee considered this matter.

2. Efficiency Savings Programme in Jobcentre Plus inquiry (evidence session)

Mark Serwotka, General Secretary, Jane Aitchison, DWP Group President and Keith Wylie, DWP Group Secretary, Public and Commerical Services Union, and Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MP, Minister of State for Employment and Welfare Reform, and Lesley Strathie, Chief Executive of Jobcentre Plus, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 1 February at a quarter past Nine o'clock.