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Weekly Information Bulletin: 23rd November 2002

HOUSE OF LORDS SELECT COMMITTEES:
FORTHCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS

Enquiries about Lords Committees may be put to the Lords Committee Office 020 7219 5791

Monday 25 November

EUROPEAN UNION SUB-COMMITTEE E (Law and Institutions)    4.15pm

Evidence will be heard on the Future of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, from

the Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC, Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department


Tuesday 26 November

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SUB-COMMITTEE I (Fighting Infection)    10.45am

Evidence will be heard from medical microbiologists:

Dr Derrick Crook, Consultant Microbiologist, Oxford; Dr Mike Kelsey, President of the Association of Medical Microbiologists, Consultant Microbiologist, London; and Dr Robert Spencer, Chairman of Hospital Infection Society, Deputy Director of Public Health Laboratory, Bristol Royal Infirmary

EUROPEAN UNION SELECT COMMITTEE    4.15pm

Evidence will be heard from Dr Denis MacShane MP, Minister of State, Minister for Europe, Foreign and Commonwealth Office


Wednesday 27 November

EUROPEAN UNION SUB-COMMITTEE D (Environment, Agriculture, Public Health & Consumer Protection) (i) 10.45am; (ii) 11.30am

Evidence will be heard on Mid-term Review of the Common Agricultural Policy, from

(i) African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) (Brussels); and (ii) CAFOD

RELIGIOUS OFFENCES SELECT COMMITTEE    4.15pm

Evidence will be heard from representatives of the Sikh and Hindu faiths:

Mr Inderjit Singh, Network of Sikh Organisations UK; and Mr Ramesh Kallipa, Hindu Council of the UK


Thursday 28 November

HUMAN RIGHTS JOINT COMMITTEE    Visit to Stormont Castle, Belfast

Evidence on the inquiry into the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) from Professor Brice Dickson, Chief Commissioner, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission; and    

Professor Christine Bell, University of Belfast, on the work of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

EUROPEAN UNION SUB-COMMITTEE C (Common Foreign and Security Policy)    10.45am

Evidence will be heard on The Civilian Aspects of ESDP (European Security Defence Policy) from

Dr Nicholas Whyte, Balkans Programme Director, International Crisis Group


Tuesday 3 December

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SUB-COMMITTEE I (Fighting Infection)    10.45am

Evidence will be heard from virologists:

Professor Paul Griffiths, Chief Executive Officer, Clinical Virology Network; and

Dr Marie Zambon, Public Health Laboratory Service


Wednesday 4 December

EUROPEAN UNION SUB-COMMITTEE D (Environment, Agriculture, Public Health & Consumer Protection) 10.45am

Evidence will be heard on Mid-term Review of the Common Agricultural Policy from

Polish and Hungarian Government representatives


Thursday 5 December

EUROPEAN UNION SUB-COMMITTEE C (Common Foreign and Security Policy)    (i) 10.30am; (ii) 11.15am

Evidence will be heard on The Civilian Aspects of ESDP (European Security Defence Policy) from:

(i) Dr Denis MacShane MP, Minister of State, Minister for Europe, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; and

(ii) Ian Davis, Director, BASIC

RELIGIOUS OFFENCES SELECT COMMITTEE    12.15pm

Evidence will be heard from Sir David Calvert-Smith, Director of Public Prosecutions; and

Mr Bob Purkiss, Chair and UK Representative, European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC)


Tuesday 10 December

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SUB-COMMITTEE I (Fighting Infection)    10.45am

Evidence will be heard from: Mr Nigel Emery, Principal Environmental Health Officer, Weymouth and Portland Borough Council; Dr Ruth Gelletlie, President of Public Health Medicine Environmental Group; Dr Jeremy Hawker, Regional Epidemiologist Birmingham; and Dr Philip Monk, Consultant in Communicable Disease Control, Leicester

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS SELECT COMMITTEE    4.10pm

Evidence will be heard from the Rt Hon Sir Edward George, Governor of the Bank of England; and

Mr Mervyn King, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England for Monetary Policy


Wednesday 11 December

EUROPEAN UNION SUB-COMMITTEE D (Environment, Agriculture, Public Health & Consumer Protection) 10.15am

Evidence will be heard on Mid-term Review of the Common Agricultural Policy


Tuesday 17 December

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SUB-COMMITTEE I (Fighting Infection)    10.45am

Evidence will be heard from: Professor Brian Duerden, Medical Director of Public Health Laboratory Service; and Professor Angus Nicol, Director of Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre Public Health Laboratory Service

 
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