Treasury Committee press notice no. 6

Session 2005-06 28 October 2005

Treasury Sub-Committee evidence session: child trust funds

Following the recent Treasury Sub-Committee hearings with HM Revenue and Customs and the Paymaster-General on HM Revenue and Customs' Spring Departmental Report, the Sub-Committee has arranged the following additional  evidence session with the Economic Secretary on the subject of child trust funds:

Wednesday 23 November 2005 at 2.30 pm:

Ivan Lewis MP, Economic Secretary, HM Treasury

Brief submissions ahead of this meeting from outside bodies or individuals are welcome.  More information about the required format of submissions is given below. Evidence should be received by Monday 14 November. 


Submissions should be in Word or rich text format and sent by e-mail to The body of the e-mail must include a contact name, telephone number and postal address. The e-mail should also make clear who the submission is from.

Submissions should be as brief as possible, and certainly no more than 2,000 words. Paragraphs should be numbered for ease of reference, and the document must include an executive summary, ideally no more than one page long.

Committees make public much of the evidence they receive during inquiries. If you do not wish your submission to be published, you must clearly say so. If you wish to include private or confidential information in your submission to the Sub-Committee, please contact the Clerk of the Sub-Committee to discuss this. Please bear in mind that Committees are not able to investigate individual cases.

Personal information, such as address and contact details, should be provided separately from the body of your submission. You should be aware that there may be circumstances in which the House of Commons will be required to communicate information to third parties on request, in order to comply with its obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Once submitted, no public use should be made of the submission unless you have first obtained permission from the Clerk of the Sub-Committee. Submissions which are not original work are welcome, but will not be published  by the Committee.