Work and Pensions Committee Press Notice

Press notice No. 18 of Session 2005-06 2 May 2006

Publication of Report:

Incapacity Benefits and Pathways to Work

The Third Report of Session 2005-06 from the Work and Pensions Select Committee, entitled "Incapacity Benefits and Pathways to Work", is expected to be published on Saturday 6 May 2006 at 00:01. The report is also being published in Braille, audio (CD and tape), large print and easy read. These alternative formats will be available from the Committee office on request.

There will be no press conference. Broadcasters wishing to interview the Chairman, or other Members of the Committee, should contact the Committee's media advisor Luke Robinson to arrange pre-recorded interviews before the weekend. He can be contacted on 0207 219 5693; mobile 07917 488549;

Advance copies of the Report will be available to the press, Government Departments and those who contributed evidence to the inquiry from Reception, 7 Millbank and in the Press Gallery, House of Commons from 11:00 am Friday 5 May 2006. An electronic version in pdf format will also be available on Thursday 4 May to those mentioned above, on request, from 11:00 am.

Please note that all timings are approximate.