Committee to question experts on the Universal Credit White Paper

26 January 2011

The Work and Pensions Committee today holds the first oral evidence session of its inquiry looking at the White Paper on Universal Credit. The Committee will be probing experts in the field on the key issues arising from the Government’s proposals.

This evidence session begins at 9:30am in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House.


The following witnesses will give evidence:

At 9.30am:

  • Institute for Fiscal Studies: Mike Brewer, Deputy Director
  • Reform: Dr Patrick Nolan, Chief Economist
  • Centre for Social Justice: Dr Stephen Brien, Chairman, Economic Dependency Working Group

At 10.30am:

  • Carers UK: Emily Holzhausen, Director of Policy and Public Affairs
  • Family Action: Sam Royston, Policy and Campaigns Officer
  • Building and Social Housing Foundation: Jim Vine, Head of Programme (UK Housing Policy and Practice)

For more information on this inquiry, including the terms of reference and to view written evidence received, see the Committee's inquiry page.


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