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Weekly Information Bulletin: 21st November 2009

House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings

23 - 27 November 2009

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

Monday 23 November

EU Sub-Committee B: Internal Market
Subject: The Better Regulation Agenda
Witnesses: Dr Alexander Italianer, Chair of the Impact Assessment Board, European Commission (via video link).


Tuesday 24 November

EU Sub-Committee A: Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade
Subject: Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive
Witnesses: Dr Patrik Edsparr, Chief Executive Officer, Rebecca Fuller, General Counsel, Citadel Europe; and Adam Cooper, Global General Counsel, Citadel Investment Group.


Economic Affairs
Subject: Private Finance Projects and off-balance sheet debt
Witnesses: Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England; Paul Tucker, Deputy Governor; Paul Fisher, Executive Director; Andrew Sentance, External MPC Member; and Sir John Bourn, former Comptroller and Auditor General, National Audit Office.


Wednesday 25 November

EU Sub-Committee F: Home Affairs
Subject: EU policy on protecting Europe from large-scale cyber-attacks
Witnesses: Chris Gibson, Chief Finance Officer, Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) and Andrew Cormack, Chief Regulatory Adviser, JANET UK (UK's education and research network).


EU Sub-Committee E: Law and Institutions
Subject: The EU's Regulation on Succession
Witnesses: Professor Paul Matthews, King's College London.


Thursday 26 November

EU Sub-Committee G: Social Policy and Consumer Affairs
Subject: The European Social Fund
Witnesses: Tamara Flanagan, Community Service Volunteers (CSV); Alan Payne, European Structural Funds Voluntary Organisations Northern (ESFVON); Laurie Moran, Co-ordinating European Funding for the East Midlands Third Sector (CEFET); and Sandra Turner, Third Sector European Network (TSEN).


EU Sub-Committee C: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy
Witnesses: The Rt Hon Baroness Taylor PC, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence and Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on issues related to the European Defence Agency (EDA).

Friday 27 November


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