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Weekly Information Bulletin: 28th March 2009

House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings

30 March - 3 April 2009

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

Monday 30 March

EU Sub-Committee B: Internal Market
Subject: The Recast of the First Railway Package
Witnesses: Dr. Iris Henseler-Unger, Vice-President; Prof. Dr. Karsten Otte, Director and Head of Rail Regulation; Mr Horst-Peter Heinrichs, Head of Legal and Economic Policy Issues, Bundesnetzagentur and Mr Stéphane Buffetaut, European Economic and Social Committee.

Tuesday 31 March

EU Sub-Committee A: Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade Subject: EU Financial Regulation Witnesses: Mr Paul Tucker, Deputy Governor, Financial Stability, Bank of England.

Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I
Subject: Nanotechnologies and Food
Witnesses: Dr Stephen Axford, Head of Science and Society, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills; Mr John Roberts, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; and Dr Andrew Wadge, Food Standards Agency.

Economic Affairs
Subject: Banking Supervision and Regulation
Witnesses: Lord Myners, Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury; John Kingman, Chief Executive and Sam Woods, Chief Operating Officer, UKFI.

Wednesday 1 April

Communications Subject: The British Film and Television Industries. Witnesses: Ms Christine Payne, General Secretary, Equity; and further witnesses to be confirmed.

EU Sub-Committee F: Home Affairs
Subject: Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism
Witnesses: Professor Peter Alldridge, Head of the School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, and Dr Valsamis Mitsilegas, Reader in Law, Queen Mary, University of London.

Subject: Emergency Legislation
Witnesses: Professor John McEldowney, University of Warwick and Professor David Miers, University of Cardiff.

Information Committee
Subject: People and Parliament
Witnesses: Tom Watson MP, Minister for Digital Engagement and Civil Service Issues, Cabinet Office; David Bowen, Senior Consultant for Bowen Craggs; Ivo Gormley; Ben Hammersley, Deputy Editor of Conde Nast's Wired UK magazine; Tim Hood, CEO of Yoosk and Tom Loosemore,
Head of 4IP, Channel 4.

Barnett Formula*
Subject: Barnett Formula
Witnesses: The Rt Hon Mr Jim Murphy MP, The Secretary of State for Scotland; The Rt Hon Mr Paul Murphy MP, the Secretary of State for Wales; and The Rt Hon Mr Shaun Woodward MP the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

Thursday 2 April


Friday 3 April


Committees marked with * will be taken by BBC Parliament

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