Work and Pensions Committee: Press Notice

21 July 2009: For Immediate Release

Publication of Report: Tackling Pensioner Poverty

The Work and Pensions Committee’s Fifth Report of Session 2008-09 entitled Tackling Pensioner Poverty will be published on Thursday 30 July 2009 at 00.01am.

Embargoed advance copies will be available on Tuesday 28 July 2009 from 7 Milbank reception at 11.30am to members of the press and those who contributed to the inquiry. Alternatively you can email the Committee at to request an electronic copy. The Report will be available on the Committee website at from 00.01 on Thursday 30 July 2009.

A separate volume containing the evidence submitted to the Committee will also be published on Thursday 30 July 2009.

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 Laura Humble. She can be reached on 0207 219 2003; mobile 07917 488489;  Background information on the inquiry is available from Committee staff on 020 7219 5833.