Weekly Information Bulletin: 28th November 2009
House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings
30 November - 4 December 2009
Further enquiries about Lords Committees can be made to the Lords Committee Office: 020 7219 2940
Monday 30 November
EU Sub-Committee B: Internal Market
Subject: The Better Regulation Agenda
Witnesses: Evidence will be heard on the security of gas supply from Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change; and on biocides/Better Regulation from officials from the Health and Safety Executive, Department for Work and Pensions.
Tuesday 1 December
EU Sub-Committee A: Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade
Subject: Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive
|Joint Committee on Human Rights |
Witnesses: David Hanson MP, Home Office Minister, on counter-terrorism policy.
Subject: Private Finance Projects and off-balance sheet debt
Witnesses: Chris Bolt, arbiter for London Underground PPP agreements; Steve Allen, MD of Finance, Transport for London; Professor Stephen Glaister, Imperial College, London; James Stewart, CEO, Partnerships UK; Mike Dwan and David Pokora, LIFT Council board members.
Wednesday 2 December
EU Sub-Committee D: Environment and Agriculture
Subject: The Adaptation of Agriculture and Forestry to Climate Change: The EU Policy Response
Witnesses: Dr. Helen Phillips, Chief Executive and Dr. Tom Tew, Chief Scientist, Natural England.
|Science and Technology|
Subject: Setting Science and Technology Research Funding Priorities
Witnesses: Higher Education Funding Council for England; and (b) Natural Environment Research Council; Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council; Research Councils UK; and Medical Research Council.
|EU Sub-Committee E: Law and Institutions|
Subject: The EU's Regulation on Succession
Witnesses: Richard Frimston, Law Society and The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
|EU Sub-Committee F: Home Affairs|
Subject: EU policy on protecting Europe from large-scale cyber-attacks
Witnesses: Andrea Servida, Deputy Head of Unit, Directorate General Information Society and Media, European Commission.
Thursday 3 December
Friday 4 December
Select committees marked with * will be taken by BBC Parliament