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Weekly Information Bulletin: 5th July 2008

House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings

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

Monday 7 July


Tuesday 8 July

Joint Committee on Human Rights
Subject: The Criminal Evidence (Witness Anonymity) Bill
Witnesses: Sir Ken MacDonald QC, Director of Public Prosecutions; and Paddy O'Connor, Doughty Street Chambers


Economic Affairs
Subject: Economics of Renewable Energy
Witnesses: (a) Alistair Buchanan, Chief Executive, Ofgem; and from (b) Steve Read, Investment Manager, and Coralie Laurencin, Associate, Climate Change Capital; and Dr Karsten Neuhoff, University of Cambridge


Wednesday 9 July

Subject: tbc
Witnesses: tbc


EU Sub-Committee F: Home Affairs
Subject: Passenger Name Record (PNR)
Witnesses: (a) David Smith, the Deputy Information Commissioner; and (b) Dr Nicholas Ridley, John Grieve Centre, London Metropolitan University

Science and Technology: Sub-Committee II
Subject: Genomic Medicine
Witnesses: (a) Dr Helen Wallace - Executive Director, GeneWatch UK, and Mr Alastair Kent - Director, Genetic Interest Group; and from (b) Professor Peter Farndon - Consultant Clinical Geneticist and Director of the UK Genetic Testing Network, and Ms Jacqui Westwood - Director of Specialised Services for South East London, Bexley Primary Care Trust

Subject: Annual Meeting
Witnesses: Lord Chief Justice

EU Sub-Committee D: Environment and Agriculture
Subject: The Future of the Common Agricultural Policy
Witnesses: (a) Mr Murray Birt, Senior Policy Adviser, Energy, and Mr Matthew Farrow, Head of Environment, Confederation of British Industry; and (b) Phil Woolas MP, Minister for the Environment


Thursday 10 July

EU Sub-Committee G: Social Policy and Consumer Affairs
Subject: Temporary Agency Workers directive, and on amendments to the Working Time Directive
Witnesses: Mr Pat McFadden MP; and Mr Ben Rimmington, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR)


Friday 11 July


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