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Weekly Information Bulletin: 8th March 2008

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 March

Intergovernmental Organisations                     4.00pm

Evidence will be heard from Dr Christopher Conlon, Royal College of Physicians; Dr Maureen Baker, Royal College of General Practitioners; and from Dr Helen Williams and Dr Imelda Bates, Royal College of Pathologists.

(Action to control the spread of infectious diseases)

European Union Sub-Committee B                         4.15pm

Evidence will be heard from Mr Tim Figures, Divisional Manager; and Mr Phil Dykins, Team Leader, International Aviation and Safety, Department for Transport.

(EU-US Aviation Agreement)

Tuesday 11 March

Science and Technology Sub-Committee I                 11.10am

Evidence will be heard from Mr Andrew Lee, Director, Sustainable Development Commission; Miss Hannah Hislop, Policy Officer, Green Alliance; and Ms Julie Hill, Associate, Green Alliance.

(Waste Reduction)

Science and Technology Select Committee         (a) 3.40pm (b) 4.30pm

Evidence will be heard from (a) Dr Pamela Kempton, Science & Innovation Manager in the Terrestrial and Freshwater Sciences, Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC); and Professor Georgina Mace, Director of Centre for Population Biology (NERC Collaborative Centre), Imperial College London; Dr Colin Miles, Section Head, Molecular and Cell Biology, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC); Dr Alf Game, BBSRC; Prof Philip Esler, Chief Executive, Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC); and Prof Brian Cathcart, Kingston University (AHRC); and from (b) Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, witnesses tbc; and Dr Ben Cowell, Head of Museums Sponsorship, Department for Culture, Media and Sport. (Systematics and Taxonomy)

Wednesday 12 March

European Union Sub-Committee D                         11.00am

Evidence will be heard from Aaron Hatcher, Senior Research Fellow - Economics, CEMARE (Centre for the Economics and Management of Aquatic Resources), University of Portsmouth.

(Inquiry into the Common Fisheries Policy)

Thursday 13 March

European Union Sub-Committee G                         10.10am

Evidence will be heard from Peter Lemmey, Director of Policy, Human Tissue Authority; Lord Patel, Chairman, National Patient Safety Agency; Dr Janet Wisely, Director of National Research Ethics Service; and Professor Margaret Brazier, Centre for Ethics and Social Policy, University of Manchester.

(Organ donation and transplantation)

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