Consultation, Press, Welfare to Work

– Work and Pension Select Committee Announcement

Work and Pensions Committee

Select Committee Announcement

9 September 2010
For Immediate Release:
AN05 2010–11


Work of the Department for Work and Pensions


Wednesday 15 September 2010, Room 15, Committee Corridor

At 9.30am

Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Sir Leigh Lewis, Permanent Secretary, DWP

The Work and Pensions Committee will hold its first oral evidence session on 15 September with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. It is intended to be a broad-ranging session and will cover the range of policy changes and reviews announced by the Coalition Government which affect benefits and pensions.

Further information

Committee membership: Miss Anne Begg MP (Chair) (Lab, Aberdeen South), Harriett Baldwin MP (Con, West Worcestershire) Karen Bradley MP (Con, Staffordshire Moorlands), Ms Karen Buck MP (Lab, Westminster North), Margaret Curran MP (Lab, Glasgow East), Richard Graham MP (Con, Gloucester) Kate Green MP (Lab, Stretford and Urmston), Mr Oliver Heald MP (Con, North East Hertfordshire), Sajid Javid MP, (Con, Bromsgrove), Stephen Lloyd MP (Lib Dem, Eastbourne), Shabana Mahmood MP (Lab, Birmingham, Ladywood)

Specific Committee Information: 020 7219 5832

Media Information: Laura Humble 020 7219 2003

Committee Website:

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Publications/Reports/Reference Material: Copies of all select committee reports are available from the Parliamentary Bookshop (12 Bridge St, Westminster, 020 7219 3890) or the Stationery Office (0845 7023474). Committee reports, press releases, evidence transcripts, Bills; research papers, a directory of MPs, plus Hansard (from 8am daily) and much more, can be found on

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