Work and Pensions Committee Press release April 28th


Migration from Incapacity Benefit to Employment and Support Allowance


Wednesday 4 May 2011, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30am

*       Citizen’s Advice Bureau, Sue Royston, Social Policy Officer responsible for
Sickness and Disability Benefits

*       Rethink, Jane Harris, Associate Director of Communications and Campaigns

*       Careers Development Group, Roy O’Shaughnessy, Chief Executive

*       Professor Paul Gregg, University of Bristol

This is the first evidence session for this inquiry. It will provide an opportunity
to assess the migration process with organisations which represent claimants, an
academic expert and a prime Welfare to Work provider.

The Terms of Reference for the inquiry can be found on our website at<>

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 Information:<> 020 7219 2839

Media Information:<>
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;>

One Response to “Work and Pensions Committee Press release April 28th”

  1. malka Says:

    let’s hope some common sense and compassion comes from this ……..if ever it was needed it is now………professor gregg deeply regrets how his invention has been distorted by labour and now the con-dems he created a monster in the ESA and now the monster is devouring the very people he intended it help……..

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