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Weekly Information Bulletin: 16th May 2009

House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings

18 - 22 May 2009

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

Monday 18 May

Economic Affairs Finance Bill Sub-Committee
Subject: Finance Bill 2009
Witnesses: Richard Baron, Institute of Directors; Mervyn Woods and Neil Carberry, CBI; Angela Knight, BBA; and Julian Heslop, GlaxoSmithKline on behalf of the 100 Group; Andrew Hubbard and John Whiting, Chartered Institute of Taxation; and Andrew Meeson and Trevor Johnson,
The Association of Taxation Technicians.

Tuesday 19 May

Joint Committee on Human Rights
Subject: Genocide and Torture
Witnesses: Sir Ken MacDonald, Aegis Trust; Daniel Machover (Hickman and Rose solicitors): Redress.

Wednesday 20 May

Joint Committee on the Draft Bribery Bill

Subject: The British Film and Television Industries.
Witnesses: Mr Steve Morrison, Chief Executive, All3Media; Mr Dan Patterson, Director, Angst Productions; and other witnesses tbc.

Economic Affairs Finance Bill Sub-Committee
Subject: Finance Bill 2009
Witnesses: The British Property Federation; Rosalind Rowe, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors; Maggie Craig, Association of British Insurers; and Joanne Segars, National Association of Pension Funds.

Subject: People and Parliament
Witnesses: Tom Watson MP, Minister for Digital Engagement and Civil Service Issues,
Cabinet Office.

Thursday 21 May

EU Sub-Committee G: Social Policy and Consumer Affairs Subject: The EU Commission's proposed directive on consumer rights Witnesses: Maggie Craig, Director of Consumer Strategy, the Association of British Insurers (ABI); Harold Gay, Trading Law Manager, Alliance Boots, and Matthew Fell, Director of Company Affairs, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

EU Sub-Committee C: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy
Subject: EU and China
Witnesses: Gareth Thomas, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Development.

Friday 22 May


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