Weekly Information Bulletin: 15th December 2009
House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings
14 - 18 December 2009
Further enquiries about Lords Committees can be made to the Lords Committee Office: 020 7219 2940
Monday 14 December
EU Sub-Committee B: Internal Market
Subject: The Better Regulation Agenda
Witnesses: Ian Lucas MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
Tuesday 15 December
Science and Technology
Subject: Setting Science and Technology Research Funding Priorities
Witnesses: Mr Colin Smith, Director of Engineering and Technology, Rolls Royce; Mr Simon Denegri, Chief Executive, Association of Medical Research Charities; Professor Anne Glover, Chief Executive, Amadeus Capital Partners; Mr Iain Gray, Chief Executive, Technology Strategy Board; Dr Graham Hiller, Director of Strategy and Futures, Centre for Process Innovation; and Dr David Clarke, Chief Executive, Energy Technologies Institute.
|Joint Committee on Human Rights |
Subject: The work of the Equality and Human Rights Commission
Witnesses: The Rt. Hon Harriet Harman QC MP, Minister for Women and Equality, Government Equalities Office; and Jonathan Rees, Director General and Accounting Officer of the Government Equalities Office.
Subject: Private Finance Projects and off-balance sheet debt
Witnesses: Peter Houten, Director for Schools, Department for Children, Schools and Families; Peter Coates CBE, Director, Capital and Investments, Department of Health; Kate Mingay, Corporate Finance Director, Department for Transport; Jon Thompson, Director General Finance, MoD; Margie Jaffe, Policy Officer, Unison; and Dr Mark Porter, Chair of Consultants Committee, BMA.
Wednesday 16 December
EU Sub-Committee F: Home Affairs
Subject: EU policy on protecting Europe from large-scale cyber-attacks
Witnesses: Dr. Udo Helmbrecht, Executive Director, and Jeremy Beale, Head of Stakeholder Relations, European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).
|EU Sub-Committee D: Environment and Agriculture|
Subject: The Adaptation of Agriculture and Forestry to Climate Change: The EU Policy Response
Witnesses: Mr. Gareth Morgan, Head of Agriculture Policy and Dr. Mark Avery, Director of Conservation, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
|EU Sub-Committee E: Law and Institutions|
Subject: The EU's Regulation on Succession
Witnesses: Lord Bach, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice.
Thursday 17 December
Friday 18 December