Work and Pensions Committee Press Notice

Press notice No. 31 of Session 2005-06 31 October 2006

Publication of Report:

Power to incur expenditure under Section 82 of the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999: new Employment and Support Allowance IT System

The Fifth Report of Session 2005-06 from the Work and Pensions Select Committee, entitled "Power to incur expenditure under Section 82 of the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999: new Employment and Support Allowance IT System", is expected to be published on Thursday 2 November 2006 at 11:00am.

There will be no press conference. Broadcasters wishing to interview the Chairman, or other Members of the Committee, should contact the Committee's media advisor Laura Humble. She can be contacted on 0207 219 2003; mobile 07917 488489; email:[email protected] Background information on the inquiry is available from Committee staff on 020 7219 5833.

Advance copies of the Report will be available to the press, Government Departments and those who contributed evidence to the inquiry from Reception, 7 Millbank and in the Press Gallery, House of Commons from 12.30pm Wednesday 1 November 2006.

Please note that all timings are approximate.