Work and Pensions Committee Press Notice

26 February 2008: For Immediate Release




Publication of Report: The best start in life? Alleviating deprivation, improving social mobility, and eradicating child poverty.

The Work and Pensions Committee's Second Report of Session 2007-08 entitled The best start in life? Alleviating deprivation, improving social mobility, and eradicating child poverty, will be published on Monday 3 March 2008 at 00.01am.

Embargoed copies of the report will be made available to members of the press and those who contributed to the inquiry as of 11am on Friday 29 February 2008 from 7 Millbank reception, alternatively you can email the Committee at [email protected] to request an electronic copy.

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

The Report will be available at 00.01am on Monday 3 March on the Committee website at http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmworpen.htm.