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Weekly Information Bulletin: 23rd October 2010

House of Lords Committees: Forthcoming Public Meetings
25 – 29 October 2010

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

Monday 25 October


Tuesday 26 October

Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (EU Sub-Committee A)
Subject: The Future of Economic Governance in the European Union
Witnesses: Mr Peter Curwen, Director of Europe, and Mr Conrad Smewing, Head of Fiscal Policy Team, HM Treasury.


Subject: Regulation of Television Advertising
Witnesses: Ms Diana Guy, Deputy Chairman and Mr David Saunders, Chief Executive, Competition Commission; and Ms Juliet Young, Director - Consumer Markets Group, Office of Fair Trading.


Economic Affairs
Subject: Auditors: Market concentration and their role
Witnesses: Jonathan Hayward, Independent Audit; Stephen Kingsley, FTI Consulting; Dr Gunnar Niels, Oxera; and Mr Timothy Bush.


Wednesday 27 October

Subject: Fixed-term Parliaments
Witnesses: Professor Vernon Bogdanor and Ruth Fox, Director Parliament and Government Programme, Hansard Society.


Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (EU Sub-Committee D)
Subject: Innovation in EU Agriculture
Witnesses: Representatives of the University of East Anglia.


Thursday 28 October

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (EU Sub-Committee C)
Witnesses: Alistair Burt MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State; Karen Pierce, Director for South Asia and Afghanistan and Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan; and James Kariuki, European Correspondent and Head of Europe Global Group, Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the EU’s Afghan Police Mission.


Friday 29 October