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Weekly Information Bulletin: 3rd April 2010

Select Committee: Current Inquiries


Select Committee evidence is published as a House of Commons Paper; there is generally a delay of 4-6 weeks before the material is available. When published it is also made available on the Parliament website. All HC paper numbers shown are from the 2008-09 session unless otherwise stated. Select Committees may also publish uncorrected transcripts of Ministers' evidence on the website as soon as the transcript is available. Hard copies of Select Committee publications can be purchased from The Stationery Office, contact details are shown on the back page of this bulletin.


Select Committee publications are available to view on the Parliament website:

www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/select.htm

Further details of current Select Committee inquiries can also be found on the Parliament website:

www.parliament.uk/what_s_on/hoc_news4.cfm

Committee on Arms Export Controls

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Strategic Export Controls

Report published on 30 March

Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Company takeovers, mergers and acquisitions

Report to be published 6 April

Full speed ahead: maintaining UK excellence in motor sport and aerospace

Report published on 22 March

Further Education funding and the Skills Funding Agency

Report to be published 6 April

Children, Schools and Families

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Early Years Single Funding Formula

Report published on 24 March

From Baker to Balls: the foundations of the education system

Report to be published 6 April

Funding of Academies

Oral evidence concluded

Learning outside the classroom

Report published on 1 April

NEETS

Report to be published 6 April

Ofsted inspection of Children's Services

Oral evidence concluded

Reform of Children's Social Work

Oral evidence concluded

Sure Start Children's Centres

Report published on 29 March



Communities & Local Government

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Beyond Decent Homes: decent housing standards post 2010

Report published on 23 March

Fire Control

Report published on 1 April

Housing and Planning

One-off oral evidence session concluded

Planning policy Statement 6 (Town Centres)

Report in preparation

Preventing Violent Extremism

Report published 30 March

Culture, Media & Sport

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

BBC Annual Report 2008-09

Report published on 30 March

Olympic Games and Paralympic Games: Legacy

Oral evidence concluded

The Future for Local and Regional Media

Report to be published on 6 April

Defence

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

The contribution of ISTAR to operations

Report published on 25 March

Energy and Climate Change

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Fuel Poverty

Report published on 30 March

Low carbon technologies in a green economy

Report published on 28 March

Proposals for National Policy Statements on Energy

Report published on 23 March


Environmental Audit

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Adapting to Climate Change

Report published on 25 March

Air Quality

Report published on 22 March

Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Dairy farmers of Britain

Report published on 23 March

DEFRA Departmental Report 2009

Report in preparation

DEFRA science

One-off oral evidence concluded

Notifiable Animal Diseases Observatory

Continuing scrutiny

European Scrutiny

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Scrutiny related issues and future developments in European Union

Oral evidence concluded

Foreign Affairs

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Developments in the European Union

Oral evidence concluded

FCO Annual report 2008-09

Report published on 21 March

Global Security: UK/US Relations

Report published on 28 March

Turks and Caicos Islands

Report published on 31 March


Health

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Commissioning

Report published on 30 March

Overseas doctors providing out-of-hours services

Report to be published 8 April

Value for money in the NHS

One-off evidence session concluded




Home Affairs

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Asylum cases and E-borders programme

Report to be published 8 April

Counter-Terrorism Measures in British Airports

Report published on 24 March

Follow-up to the Committee's Report on A Surveillance Society

One-off oral evidence session concluded

Police Service Strength

Report published on 29 March

Shoot to Kill Policy

One-off oral evidence session announced

The Government's Approach to Crime Prevention

Report published on 23 March

The work of the Advisory Council for the Misuse of Drugs

One-off oral evidence session concluded

The work of the Independent Police Complaints Commission

Report to be published 6 April

The work of the Metropolitan Police

One-off oral evidence session concluded

The work of the Security industry Authority

One-off oral evidence session concluded

International Development

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

DFID's Assistance to Zimbabwe

Report published on 26 March

DFID's Programme in Nepal

Report published on 28 March

Draft International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill

Report published on 23 March




Joint Committee on Human Rights

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Counter-terrorism policy and human rights

Report in preparation

Human Rights Judgments: Monitoring the Governments Response to Human Rights Judgments, Annual Report 2009

Report in preparation

Justice

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Constitutional implications of electoral outcomes

Report published on 29 March

Constitutional Reform and Renewal

Report in preparation

Crown Dependencies

Report published on 30 March

Draft Sentencing Guidelines

Continuing Scrutiny

Electoral Commission

Report in preparation

Justice Issues in Europe

Report to be published on 6 April

Ministry of Justice: Departmental Annual Report 2008-09

Report in preparation

Pre-legislative scrutiny of the Draft Civil Law Reform Bill

Report published on 31 March

The Work of the Ministry of Justice

Oral evidence concluded


Liaison

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Matters relating to Select Committees

Continuing scrutiny

The Work of Committees in Session 2008-09

Report published on16 March

Modernisation of the House of Commons

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Recall and Dissolution

Report in preparation

Northern Ireland Affairs

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland

Report published on 24 March

Progress towards Devolution during the 2005 Parliament

Report published on 1 April

Procedure

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Accountability to the House of Commons of Secretaries of State in the House of Lords

Report published on 22 March

Timetabling of business

Inquiry announced;

Deadline for submissions closed

Public Accounts

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Adapting the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's global estate to the modern world

Report published on 29 April

Accident and Emergency admissions - major traumas

One-off oral evidence session on 22 March

Bank Recapitalisation and Liquidity

Report in preparation

Enforcement of Regulating Heavy Goods Vehicles

Report in preparation

Helping over-indebted consumers

Report to be published 8 April

HMRC Standard Report

Report in preparation

HM Revenue and Customs estate private finance deal eight years on

Report to be published 8 April

HM Revenue and Customs: Handling telephone enquiries

Report published on 25 March

Major Projects Report 2009

Report published on 23 March

Major trauma care in England

Report in preparation

Ministry of Defence: Treating Injury and Illness arising on Military Operations

Report published on 29 March

National Chlamydia Screening

Report in preparation

Preparation for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Games; progress Report February 2010

Report published 31 March

Progress in improving stroke care

Report published 30 March

Protecting consumers? Removing retail price controls - Postcomm follow-up

Report in preparation

Tackling Problem Drug Use

Report to be published 7 April

The BBC's management of it coverage of major sporting and music events

Report to be published 7 April

The BBC's management of three major estate projects

Report to be published 7 April

The management of short-term prison sentences

Report in preparation

The Sale of the Government's interest in British Energy

Report published on 24 March

Public Administration

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Public Administration and the Fiscal Squeeze

Oral evidence in progress

Reform Committee

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

None

Regional Committee: East of England

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Global Economic Downturn

Written evidence published online

Regional Committee: East Midlands

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Share of funding received by the East Midlands region.

Report published on 26 March

Regional Committee: London

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

London's population and the 2011 census

Report published on 31 March

The Work of the Government Office for London

One-off evidence session concluded

Regional Committee: North East

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Tourism in the North East

Report published on 25 March

Regional Committee: North West

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

The Future of the Nuclear Industry in the North West

Oral evidence concluded

Regional Committee: South East

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Housing in the South East

Oral evidence concluded

Report in preparation


Regional Committee: South West

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Prospect of South West economy

Report published on 31 March

Regional Committee: West Midlands

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Making the Voice of the West midlands heard: the Work of the committee, and the future for the Region

Report to be published 8 April

Planning the Future: Housing and Economic Development in the West Midlands

Report to be published 8 April

Regional Committee: Yorkshire and The Humber

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

None

Regulatory Reform

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Reform Orders

Continuing scrutiny

Science and Technology

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Bioengineering

Report published on 25 March

Impact of spending cuts on SET and scientific research

Report published on 23 March

Regulation of Geoengineering

Report published on 18 March

Science Question Time

One-off oral evidence session concluded

The disclosure of climate data from the climate research unit at the University of East Anglia

Report published on 31 March

Scottish Affairs

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Scotland and the UK: co-operation and communication between Governments

Report published 31 March

Scotland Office Annual Report

One-off oral evidence session concluded

The Scotland Office White Paper and the recommendations of the Calman Commission

Report in preparation

Transport

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Mobility Scooters

Report to be published on 7 April

The impact of flooding on bridges and other transport infrastructure in Cumbria

Report published 30 March

The major road network

Report published on 30 March

The new European Motorcycle test

Report published on 23 March

Transport questions with the Secretary of State

Report to be published 6 April

Update on the London Underground and the public-private partnership (PPP) agreements

Report published on 26 March




Treasury

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Audit and Accounting

One-off oral evidence concluded

Budget 2010

Oral evidence concluded

End of Cheques

Oral evidence concluded

Financial Institutions - too important to fail

Report published on 29 March

Mortgage repossessions: Follow up

Oral evidence concluded

Women in the City

Report to be published on 3 April


Treasury Sub-committee

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Management of the Crown estate

Report published on 30 March

Welsh Affairs

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Digital Inclusion follow-up

One-off evidence session concluded

Wales and Whitehall

Report published on 26 March

Work & Pensions

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Local Housing Allowance

Report published on 30 March

 
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