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Weekly Information Bulletin: 15th 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 17 March

Crossrail                                     2.30pm

Kempton Court Residents Committee.

Intergovernmental Organisations                     3.30pm

Evidence will be heard via video-link from Mr Elhadj Amadou Sy, Director of Partnerships and External Relations,

UNAIDS (Action to control the spread of infectious diseases)

European Union Sub-Committee B                         4.15pm

Evidence will be heard from Mr Tim Abraham, Director of EU Energy Policy; and Mr Chris Barton, Director of UK Renewable Energy Strategy Project, BERR.

(EU's 20% Renewable Energy Target)

Tuesday 18 March

Crossrail                                 (a) 10.00am (b) 2.30pm

London Borough of Havering; Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea; Brentwood Borough Council; Mintel International Group Ltd; Patricia Jones.

Science and Technology Sub-Committee I             (a) 11.10am (b) 12.10pm

Evidence will be heard from (a) Dr Norman Swindells, Chairman, Sustainable Development Group, The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining; Mr Malcolm Wilkinson, Chair of the Sustainability Subject Group, Institution of Chemical Engineers; and Professor Sue Grimes, Centre for Environmental Control & Waste Management, Imperial College London; and from (b) Mr Christopher Murphy, Deputy Chief Executive, The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management; Peter Jones, Director, Biffa; Mr Martin Wheatley, Programme Director, Local Government Association; and Dr Andrew Craig, Principal Policy Officer, LARAC (Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee).

(Waste Reduction)

Wednesday 19 March

Crossrail                                 (a) 10.00am (b) 2.30pm

Canary Wharf Group plc; Wood Wharf (General Partner) Ltd; Trustees of the SS Robin Trust; The Association of West India Dock Commercial Ship Owners

Communications Committee                 (a) 10.30am (b) 11.30am

Evidence will be heard from (a) Richard Hooper CBE; and from (b) Mr Luke Johnson, Chairman, and Mr Andy Duncan, Chief Executive, Channel 4.

(Media Ownership and the News)

European Union Sub-Committee F                         10.40am

Evidence will be heard from Ms Meg Hillier MP, PUSS, Home Office.

(Inquiry into the Framework Decision on Passenger Name Record)

Constitution Committee                             10.45am

Evidence will be heard from Dr Chris Pounder, Pinsent Masons.

(Surveillance and Data Collection)

European Union Sub-Committee D                 (a) 11.00am (b) 12.00pm

Evidence will be heard from (a) Mr Bertie Armstrong, Chief Executive, Scottish Fishermen's Federation; and from (b) Mr Barrie Deas, Chief Executive, National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations.

(Inquiry into the Common Fisheries Policy)

Thursday 20 March

Crossrail                                 (a) 10.00am (b) 2.30pm

City of London Corporation; Blaxmill Ltd; Coal Pensions Properties Ltd; Lancaster Investments Ltd; Greater London Offices (Old Broad Street) Ltd; Souzel Properties Ltd.

European Union Sub-Committee G                     10.10am

Evidence will be heard from Dr Vivienne Nathanson, Director of Professional Activities, and Dr Tony Calland, Chairman, Medical Ethics Committee, British Medical Association; Chris Chaloner, Ethics Adviser, Royal College of Nursing; and Dr John Jenkins, Chairman, Standards Committee, and Jane O'Brien, Assistant Director, Standards, General Medical Council.

(Organ donation and transplantation)

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