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Session 2010-12
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Weekly Information Bulletin

Weekly Information Bulletin: 18th September 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

Administration

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Catering Services in the House of Commons

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 11 October

Business , Innovation and Skills

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

The work of the Department

Oral evidence concluded

Government Assistance to Industry

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 24 September

The Local Enterprise Partnership

Oral evidence in progress

Communities and Local Government

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Localism

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 1 October

The Abolition of Regional Spatial Strategies

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions closed

Culture, Media and Sport

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

BBC Annual Report and Accounts

One off oral evidence session concluded

Channel 4 Annual Report

One off oral evidence session concluded

DCMS Accounts 2009-10 and the responsibilities of the Secretary of State

One off oral evidence session concluded

Funding of the Arts and Heritage

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions closed

Defence

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Current operations in Afghanistan

Report published 15 September

The Strategic Defence and Security Strategy

Oral evidence concluded

Report in preparation

Ensuring success in Afghanistan: the role of the UK Armed Forces

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 1 November

Education

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Behaviour and discipline in schools

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 29 September

Building Schools for the Future and further capital spending

One off oral evidence session concluded

Child Safeguarding

One off oral evidence session concluded

The responsibilities of the Secretary of State for Education

One off oral evidence session concluded

The role and responsibilities of Ofsted

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 9 October

Energy and Climate Change

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Emissions Performance Standards

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions closed

UK Deepwater Drilling – implications of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Oral evidence in progress

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

DEFRA’s priorities and annual accounts

One off oral evidence session 15 September

Future flood and water management legislation

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 7 October

Notifiable Animal Diseases Observatory (NADO)

Continuing scrutiny

Environmental Audit

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Green Investment Bank

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 15 October

Foreign Affairs

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

The UK’s foreign policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 6 October

Health

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Commissioning

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 6 October

Public Expenditure

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 29 September

The Appointment of the Chair of the Care quality Commission

Report published 15 September

The responsibilities of the Secretary of State for Health

Oral evidence concluded

Home Affairs

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Firearms Control

Oral evidence in progress

Next evidence session 14 September

Immigration cap

Oral evidence in progress

Next evidence session 14 September

Policing

Oral evidence concluded

Unauthorised Tapping into or Hacking of Mobile Communications

Inquiry announced

International Development

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Department for International Development Annual Report & Resource Accounts

Oral evidence in progress

Next evidence session 16 November

The 2010 Millennium Development Goals Review Summit

Oral evidence in progress

Next evidence session 18 October

The World Bank

Oral evidence in progress

Next evidence session 18 October

Justice

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Role of the Probation Service

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions closed

The work of the Ministry of Justice

One off oral evidence session closed

The working of the Family Courts

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions closed

Northern Ireland

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Corporation Tax in Northern Ireland

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 21 September

Political and Constitutional Reform

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Government proposals for voting and Parliamentary reform

Oral evidence in progress

The Government’s voting and parliamentary reform proposals: Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill

Oral evidence in progress

The Government’s voting and parliamentary reform proposals: Fixed Term Parliaments Bill

Oral evidence concluded

Public Accounts

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Academies Programme

One off oral evidence 27 October

Bilateral Support to Primary Education

One off oral evidence 20 October

BIS: The Customer First Programme: Delivery of student finance

One off oral evidence concluded

Report in preparation

Community Care Grant

One off oral evidence 3 November

Delivering multi-role tanker aircraft capability

Oral evidence concluded

Report published 16 September

Financing PFI projects in the credit crisis and the Treasury’s response

One off oral evidence 26 October

Government funding for developing renewable energy technologies

One off oral evidence 19 October

HMRC 2009-10 Accounts

One off oral evidence 12 October

Major trauma care in England

Report in preparation

Managing offenders on short custodial sentences

Report in preparation

Ministry of Justice Financial Management Report

One off oral evidence 2 November

Strategic financial management of the defence budget

One off oral evidence 13 October

Support to Incapacity Benefit claimants through Pathways to Work

Oral evidence concluded

Report published 13 September

Public Administration

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

What do Ministers do?

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 20 September

Who does UK Grand Strategy

Oral evidence in progress

Next evidence session 14 September

Science and Technology

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Climactic Research Unit’s E-mails

Oral evidence in progress

Scientific advice and evidence in emergencies

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions closed

Setting the scene

One off oral evidence concluded

The new UK Space Agency

Oral evidence in progress

Scottish Affairs

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Introductory Session with the Scotland Office

Oral evidence concluded

Video Games Industry in Scotland

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions closed

Transport

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Drink and Drug Law

Inquiry announced

Next evidence session 12 October

Priorities for transport

Oral evidence concluded

Transport and the Economy

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions 23 September

Treasury

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Appointment of Dr Martin Weale as an external member of the Monetary Policy Committee

Report published 17 October

Bank of England May 2010, Inflation Report

Oral evidence concluded

Competition and Choice in the Banking System

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions closed

Financial Regulation

Oral evidence in progress

Next evidence session 12 October

June 2010 Budget

Report published 20 July

Office for Budget Responsibility

Oral evidence concluded

Welsh Affairs

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

The Secretary of State for Wales

Oral evidence concluded

Severn Crossing Tolls

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions closed

The Implication for Wales of the Government's Proposals for Constitutional Reform 

Inquiry announced

Deadline for submissions closed

Work and Pensions

INQUIRY

STAGE & NOTES

Changes to Housing Benefit announced in the June 2010 Budget

Oral evidence in progress

Next evidence session 20 October

Youth unemployment and the Future Jobs Fund

Oral evidence in progress

Next evidence session 27 October