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Weekly Information Bulletin: 9th May 2009

House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings

11 - 15 May 2009

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

Monday 11 May


Tuesday 12 May

Joint Committee on Human Rights
Subject: Policing and Protest
Witnesses: A representative of Climate Camp; Paul Lewis, Guardian; Nick Hardwick, IPCC; and a representative from the Metropolitan Police.


Wednesday 13 May

Subject: The British Film and Television Industries.
Witnesses: Ms Jana Bennett, Director, BBC Vision; Mr George Entwistle, Controller of Knowledge Commissioning, BBC; Mr Peter Salmon, Director, BBC North; Mr John Smith, Chief Executive, BBC Worldwide; and Mr Wayne Garvey, Director, Content and Production, BBC Worldwide.


EU Sub-Committee F: Home Affairs
Subject: Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism
Witnesses: Sean McGovern, General Counsel, Lloyd's.

Economic Affairs Finance Bill Sub-Committee
Subject: Finance Bill 2009
Witnesses: Frank Haskew, Head of Tax Faculty, ICAEW; Peter Cussons, Member of the ICAEW; Derek Allen, Director, Taxation and Professor Alex McDougall, ICAS; Isobel d'Inverno, Convenor of the Tax Law Committee of the Law Society of Scotland and Director of Corporate Tax at Brodies LLP and Bill Pagan, Convenor of the Private Client Tax Subcommittee of the Law Society of Scotland; and the Law Society of England and Wales.

Thursday 14 May

EU Sub-Committee G: Social Policy and Consumer Affairs
Subject: The EU Commission's proposed directive on consumer rights
Witnesses: Gareth Thomas MP, Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform.


EU Sub-Committee C: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy
Subject: EU and China
Witnesses: Dr Xinning Song, UN University, Bruges; and Jean Monnet, Professor of European Studies, Brussels.

Friday 15 May


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