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Weekly Information Bulletin: 6th February 2010

House of Lords Committees:
Forthcoming Public Meetings

8 - 12 February 2010

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

Monday 8 February

EU Sub-Committee B: Internal Market
Witnesses: Jonathan Moor, Director General of Civil Aviation, Francis Morgan, Head of International Aviation and Safety Division, and Phil Dykins, Head of Bilateral Relations, International Aviation and Safety Division, Department for Transport, on the EU-US Aviation Agreement.


Tuesday 9 February

Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I
Subject: Radioactive Waste Management
Witnesses: Professor Robert Pickard, Chairman, Professor William Lee, Deputy Chairman, Ms Marion Hill, Member, CoRWM; and The Rt Hon Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change.


EU Sub-Committee A: Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade
Subject: Derivatives
Witnesses: Mr Eraj Shirvani, Chairman, and Mr Richard Metcalfe, Global Head of Policy, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA); and Roger Liddell, Chief Executive, LCH.Clearnet.


Wednesday 10 February

Communications Subject: The digital switchover of television and radio in the United Kingdom Witnesses: Ms Alison Hopkins, Principal Policy Advocate, Consumer Focus; Mr Tim Leech, Chief Executive, Wireless for the Bedridden; Ms Leen Petré, Principal Manager: Media and Culture, Royal National Institute of Blind People, and Chairman of the Consumer Expert Group on Digital Switchover; Ms Sarah Shannon, Regional Adviser (Services) - North West, Age Concern and Help the Aged; a representative from Consumer Focus (name tbc); Siôn Simon MP, Minister for Creative Industries; and Mr Keith Smith, Deputy Director - Media in the UK, Department for Culture, Media and Sport.


Subject: Referendums
Witnesses: Michael Wills MP, Minister of State, Ministry of Justice.

EU Sub-Committee D: Environment and Agriculture
Subject: The Adaptation of Agriculture and Forestry to Climate Change: The EU Policy Response
Witnesses: tbc


Thursday 11 February


Friday 12 February


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