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.
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|
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.
Wednesday 25 March
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.|
Subject: Emergency Legislation.
Witnesses: Professor Tony Bradley and Steven Durno, Legal Policy Adviser, Law Society.
|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.
|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).
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.|
|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.
Friday 27 March
Committees marked with * will be taken by BBC Parliament