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Weekly Information Bulletin: 30th January 2010

House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings

1 - 5 February 2010

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

Monday 1 February


Tuesday 2 February

EU Sub-Committee A: Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade
Subject: Derivatives
Witnesses: Lord Myners, Financial Services Secretary, HM Treasury


EU Sub-Committee G: Social Policy and Consumer Affairs
Subject: The European Social Fund
Witnesses: Jim Knight MP, Minister for Welfare and Employment Reform, Department for Work and Pensions.

Wednesday 3 February

Subject: The digital switchover of television and radio in the United Kingdom
Witnesses: Mr Grant Goddard, Independent Radio Analyst; Mr John Myers, Author on the independent review of local radio; Mr William Rogers, Chief Executive Officer, UKRD; Mr Scott Taunton, Chief Executive Officer, UTV Radio; Ms Caroline Thomson, Chief Operating Officer, Mr Graham Plumb, Head of Distribution and Mr Tim Davie, Director - Audio and Music, BBC


Subject: Referendums
Witnesses: Professor Michael March, Trinity College Dublin, Helena Catt, former New Zealand Electoral Commissioner, and former Associate Professor, Auckland University; Jenny Watson, Chair, Electoral Commission, Andrew Scallan, Director of Electoral Administration, Electoral Commission and Kay Jenkins, Head of Performance and Head of Wales Office, Electoral Commission

Joint Committee on Human Rights
Subject: Counter-Terrorism Policy
Witnesses: tbc


Thursday 4 February

Science and Technology
Subject: Setting Science and Technology Research Funding Priorities
Witnesses: Professor Adrian Smith, Director General, Science and Research, BIS; and The Rt Hon Lord Drayson, Minister for Science and Innovation, BIS.


Friday 5 February


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