Select Committee on Work and Pensions Minutes of Proceedings


PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

WEDNESDAY 13 MARCH 2002

Members present:

Mr Archy Kirkwood, in the Chair


Miss Anne BeggMr Andrew Mitchell
Ms Karen BuckJames Purnell
Mr Paul GoodmanMr Andrew Selous
Mrs Joan HumbleMr David Stewart
Rob Marris

The Committee deliberated.

Ordered, That the uncorrected transcript of the oral evidence given this day by Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, be published on the internet.—(The Chairman.)

Ordered, That Mr Paul Convery and Mr David Simmonds be appointed Specialist Advisers to assist the Committee in matters relating to employment policy.—(The Chairman.)

  

Draft Report ['ONE' Pilots: Lessons for Jobcentre Plus], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the Draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 16 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 17 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 18 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 19 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 20 to 27 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 28 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 29 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 30 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 31 to 34 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 35 and 36 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 37 and 38 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 39 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 40 to 42 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 43 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 44 to 66 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 67 read, amended and agreed to.

A paragraph—(The Chairman)—brought up, read the first and second time and inserted (now paragraph 68).

Paragraph 68 (now 69) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 69 (now 70) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 70 to 73 (now 71 to 74) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 74 (now 75) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraph 75 (now 76) read, amended and agreed to (now paragraphs 76 and 77).

Paragraphs 76 to 81 (now 78 to 83) read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 82 and 83 (now 84 and 85) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 84 to 88 (now 86 to 90) read and agreed to.

Paragraph 89 (now 91) read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 90 to 104 (now 92 to 106) read and agreed to.

Annex agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the First Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 134 (Select committees (reports)) be applied to the Report.

Several papers were ordered to be appended to the Minutes of Evidence.—(The Chairman.)

Ordered, That the Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee be reported to the House.—(The Chairman.)

Several Papers were ordered to be reported to the House.

The Committee further deliberated.

Pension Credit: Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP, Secretary of State, and Mr Paul Gray, Head of Pension and Disability Client Groups, Department for Work and Pensions, were examined.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 10 April at half-past Ten o'clock.





 
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