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Weekly Information Bulletin: 2nd May 2009

House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings

4 - 8 May 2009

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

Monday 4 May


Tuesday 5 May

Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I
Subject: Nanotechnologies and Food
Witnesses: Professor Ken Donaldson, University of Edinburgh; Dr Qasim Chaudhry, The Food and Environment Research Agency; Dr Jonathan Powell, MRC Centre for Human Nutrition Research; and Professor Michael Depledge, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry.


European Union
Witnesses: The Rt. Hon. Caroline Flint MP, Minister for Europe, on the March European Council and on the codecision inquiry.

Wednesday 6 May

Subject: People and Parliament
Witnesses: David Hencke, Chairman of the Parliamentary Press Gallery and Westminster Correspondent, The Guardian; Jason Beattie, Deputy Political Editor, The Mirror; John Hipwood, Political Editor, Wolverhampton Express and Star; Peter Riddell, Political Commentator and Assistant Editor, The Times; and Lord Norton of Louth.


Thursday 7 May

EU Sub-Committee G: Social Policy and Consumer Affairs
Subject: The EU Commission's proposed directive on consumer rights
Witnesses: Paul Gurowich, Legal Director; and Colin Brown, Director of Consumer Policy, Office of Fair Trading and David Sanders, Lead Officer for Civil Law, Trading Standards Institute.


Friday 8 May


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