Session 2002-03            11 November 2003

"Select Committee announces witnesses

 in its child poverty inquiry"

 in its child poverty inquiry"

The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee today announced witnesses in its inquiry into child poverty. The inquiry into the Government's strategy to eradicate child poverty in the UK was announced in June 2003.

All oral evidence sessions, the details of which are set out below, will take place in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House.

Wednesday 19 November 2003

at 9.45am

Save the Children

Child Poverty Action Group

Citizen's Advice

Wednesday 10 December 2003

at 9.45am

Disability Alliance


Dr Lucinda Platt and Professor Richard Berthould, University of Essex

Wednesday 17 December 2003

at 9.45am

Sue Middleton, Centre for Research in Social Policy, Loughborough University

at 10.45am

 One Parent Families

Further sessions will be scheduled in the new year.  Evidence sessions take place in public unless otherwise decided by the Committee. For further information about the inquiry or the sessions, please call 020 7219 5833.

Please note that the times given are approximate.