Work and Pensions Committee Press Notice

PN 02 2005-06

'Select Committee announces future evidence sessions'

The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee today announced two future evidence sessions, the details are as follows:

Disability and Carers Service

19 October 2005 in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House

9:30am - Terry Moran, Chief Executive

                   Vivien Hopkin, Chief Operating Officer

Department for Work and Pensions Departmental Report

2 November 2005 in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House

9.30am - Rt Hon David Blunkett MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Please note:

Following publication of DWP's Green Paper on welfare reform, which is expected shortly, it is the Committee's intention to invite further written evidence to our inquiry into the reform of incapacity benefits and Pathways to Work. Short papers will be welcome from those who have already submitted evidence and from other interested parties. The Committee will issue a further press notice when the Green Paper is published.