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Weekly Information Bulletin
Weekly Information Bulletin: 3rd April 2010

Select Committees

Select Committees are set up to examine the work of Government Departments, and now constitute the main investigatory system by which the House overseas the exercise of Government responsibilities and the development of public policy and expenditure.

The following information on Select Committees is available on the Parliament website:

Select Committee membership:

Links to Select Committee home pages containing information on the work of the Select Committee and its publications:

For further information on Select Committees see HCIO Factsheet P2 produced by the House of Commons Information Office, available in hardcopy on request or to download from the Parliament website.

Membership announcements and changes:


Select Committee Meetings

29 March - 2 April2010

Monday 29 March

Subject: Budget 2010
Witnesses: Robert Chote, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Martin Weale CBE, Director, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, Alan Clarke, Economist, BNP Paribas, and Simon Hayes, Chief UK Economist, Barclays Capital; John Whiting, Tax Policy Director, Chartered Institute of Taxation, Ian McCafferty, Chief Economic Advisor, CBI, Francesca Lagerberg, Head of Tax, Grant Thornton LLP, and Robert Chote, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies, and Professor Colin Talbot, Manchester Business School; HM Treasury

Children, Schools and Families
Subject: Funding of Academies , Reform of Children's Social Work
Witnesses: (i) Anti-Academies Allianc, National Union of Teachers and independent Academic Association (ii) Moira Gibb CBE, Chair, Social Work Reform Board

Tuesday 30 March

Subject: Budget 2010
Witnesses: Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer

Wednesday 31 March


Thursday 1 April


Friday 2 April


[The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded without notice]

All public select committee meetings are webcast
Select committees marked with * will be taken by BBC Parliament
Recorded information about forthcoming select and standing committee meetings over the next two sitting days is available on:[Tel 020 7219 2033]. Please note: The decision of a Committee to sit in public may be rescinded, and the place altered without notice and Committees which sit at short notice may not be included in this list.

Forthcoming Select Committee Meetings
5 - 9 April2010

There are currently no Select Committee meetings scheduled for this week

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