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Weekly Information Bulletin: 8th December 2007

House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings

Enquiries about Lords Committees may be put to the Lords Committee Office 020 7219 2940

(Subject Matters are in brackets)

Monday 10 December

European Union Sub-Committee B                            4:15pm

Evidence will be heard from (a) Professor Michael Waterson, Professor of Economics, University of Warwick; and from (b) Mr Kevin Mooney, Partner, Simmons & Simmons

Tuesday 11 December

Science and Technology Sub-Committee                          11.10am

Evidence will be heard from Professor Martin Charter, Centre for Sustainable Design, University College for the Creative Arts; Dr Tim Cooper, Sheffield Hallam University; Mr Bob Lisney, LRL Consultancy Services; Professor Simon Pollard, Centre for Resource Management and Efficiency, Cranfield University

Economic Affairs                                    3.35pm

Evidence will be heard from (a) Dr Heaven Crawley, Swansea University; Professor Alan Findlay, Dundee University; and Mr Neil Jarman, Institute for Conflict Research; and from (b) Sir Simon Milton, Local Government Association; Cllr Colin Barrow, Westminster City Council; Andrew Blake-Herbert, Slough Barrow Council; Mr Mick Gallagher, Boston Borough Council, and Ms Tracy Turner, Chair, SOLACE Migrant Workers Group

European Union                                     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard from Sir Stephen Wall GCMG LVO, Vice-Chair, Business for New Europe

Wednesday 12 December

Communications                                    10.30am

Evidence will be heard from Mr Peter Freeman, Chairman; Mr Martin Stanley, Chief Executive; and Ms Rachel Merelie, Inquiry Director, Competition Commission

European Union Sub-Committee F                            10.40am

Evidence will be heard from Liam Byrne MP, Minister of State, Home Office

Constitution                                     10.45am

Evidence will be heard from the Attorney General

European Union Sub-Committee D                            11.00am

Evidence will be heard from (a) Callton Young, Director of Sustainability and Competitiveness and Ruth Rawling, Vice President Public Affairs, Cargill and Chairman of Trade Policy and CAP Committee, Food and Drinks Federation; Heather Jenkins, Head of Buying, Waitrose; and a representative from Sainsbury's (tbc); and from (b) a Consumers Association (tbc)

European Union Sub-Committee E                            4.15pm

Evidence will be heard from the Bar Council

Joint Committee on Human Rights                             4.15pm

Evidence will be heard from Ivan Lewis MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Health; and Anne McGuire MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Thursday 13 December

European Union Sub-Committee G                            10.00am

Evidence will be heard from Mr Chris Rudge, Managing and Transplant Director, UK Transplant; and Ms Triona Norman, Transplantation Policy Lead, Department of Health; and Gareth Jones, Director of Scientific Development and Bioethics Division, Department of Health

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