Work and Pensions Committee Press Notice

12 May 2008: For Immediate Release




The Government's Strategy on Carers

Evidence Session Announced

The Work and Pensions Committee has today announced the second evidence session in its inquiry into the Government's Strategy on Carers. Details of the meeting are as follows:

Wednesday 21 May 2008 in Commitee Room 16, Committee Corridor

At 9.30am

Vicky Pearlman, Social Policy Officer (Disability & Older People's Benefits, and the Social Fund), Citizens Advice

Gary Vaux, Head of Advice (Benefits and Work), Money Advice Unit, Hertfordshire County Council, Joint Representative for ADASS and LGA

Sally West, Policy Manager, Income, Consumer and Housing Team, Age Concern

At 10.30am

Christina Barnes, Policy Head, Economic and Social Inclusion, Equality and Human Rights Commission

Nicola Brewer, Chief Executive, Equality and Human Rights Commission

Ruth George, Political Officer, Usdaw

Caroline Waters, Director, People and Policy, BT Group

Please note that all timings are approximate.