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Weekly Information Bulletin: 21st March 2009

House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings

23 - 27 March 2009

Further enquiries about Lords Committees can be made to the Lords Committee Office: 020 7219 2940

Monday 23 March

EU Sub-Committee B. Internal Market
Subject: The Recast of the First Railway Package.
Witnesses: Dr Bill Emery, Chief Executive, Office of Rail Regulation; Ms Monika Heiming,
Secretary General and Mr Ronny Dillen, Director, European Rail Freight Association ; Mr Konstantin Skorik, European Business Development Director, Freightliner PL.
4.05pm


Tuesday 24 March

Joint Committee on Human Rights Subject: Children's Rights. Witnesses: Baroness Morgan of Drefelin, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Children, Schools and Families, and Anne Jackson, Director, Child Wellbeing Group, Department for Children, Schools and Families

1.45pm
Economic Affairs*
Subject: Banking Supervision and Regulation.
Witnesses: Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England; and Lord Turner of Ecchinswell, Chairman of the Financial Services Authority.
3.35pm


Wednesday 25 March

Communications Subject: The British Film and Television Industries. Witnesses: Mr John Woodward, CEO and Mr Stewart Till, Chairman, UK Film Council; Mr Luke Crawley, Assistant General Secretary and Mr Martin Spence, Assistant General Secretary, BECTU.

10.30am
Constitution
Subject: Emergency Legislation.
Witnesses: Professor Tony Bradley and Steven Durno, Legal Policy Adviser, Law Society.

10.45am
EU Sub-Committee A. Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade
Subject: EU Financial Regulation.
Witnesses: Mr Philip Lowe, Director General, Competition DG, European Commission.

11.20am
EU Sub-Committee E. Law and Institutions
Subject: Common Frame of Reference.
Witnesses: Jonathan Faull, DG Justice, Freedom and Security, European Commission (via video link).
4.30pm


Thursday 26 March

EU Sub-Committee G. Social Policy and Consumer Affairs Subject: The EU Commission's proposed directive on consumer rights. Witnesses: Dr Christian Twigg-Flesner, University of Hull.

9.40am
EU Sub-Committee C. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy
Subject: EU and China.
Witnesses: Professor Robert Ash, The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and Professor Shaun Breslin, University of Warwick.
10.35am


Friday 27 March

None

Committees marked with * will be taken by BBC Parliament

 
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