Welfare to Work

– Work and Pensions Committee: Oral Evidence session with Remploy

Work and Pensions Committee


Select Committee Announcement

11 May 2011

For Immediate Release:

AN38 2010–12






Wednesday 11 May 2011, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30am


  • GMB, Phil Davies, National Secretary (Manufacturing Section), and Les Woodward, Senior GMB Convenor, Remploy Swansea

At approx 10.30am


  • Remploy, Ian Russell CBE, Chair and Tim Matthews, Chief Executive

During this session the Committee will question the GMB union and Remploy senior management about the current staffing situation within Remploy. This will include discussion of progress with implementation of the modernisation plan agreed in 2008.


Further information


Committee membership:  Dame Anne Begg MP (Chair) (Lab, Aberdeen South), Harriett Baldwin MP (Con, West Worcestershire), Andrew Bingham MP (Con, High Peak), Karen Bradley MP (Con, Staffordshire Moorlands), Alex Cunningham MP (Lab, Stockton North), Kate Green MP (Lab, Stretford and Urmston), Mr Oliver Heald MP (Con, North East Hertfordshire), Glenda Jackson MP (Lab, Hampstead and Highgate), Brandon Lewis MP, (Con, Great Yarmouth), Stephen Lloyd MP (Lib Dem, Eastbourne), Teresa Pearce MP (Lab, Erith and Thamesmead)

Specific Committee Informationworkpencom@parliament.uk/ 020 7219 2839

Media Information: Jessica Bridges-Palmer  jessica.bridgespalmer@parliament.uk/ 020 7219 2003


Committee Website: www.parliament.uk/workpencom

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