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Weekly Information Bulletin: 6th November 2010

House of Lords Committees: Forthcoming Public Meetings
8 – 12 November 2010

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

Monday 8 November


Tuesday 9 November

Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (EU Sub-Committee A)
Subject: The Future of Economic Governance in the European Union
Witnesses: Professor Charles Goodhart, London School of Economics; Dr Walter Schelkle, London School of Economics; and Dr Dermot Hodson, Birkbeck, University of London.


Subject: Regulation of Television Advertising
Witnesses: Ms Anne Bulford, Chief Operating Officer and Ms Gill Pritchard, Director of Strategy, Channel 4; Mr Martin Stott, Head of Regulatory Affairs and Ms Kelly Williams, Head of Sales, Channel 5; Mr Robert Ditcham, CRR Adjudicator and Mr Julian Gregory, Consultant Legal Adviser to the CRR Adjudicator.


Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I
Subject: Behaviour Change
Witnesses: Dr Sunjai Gupta, Head of Public Health Strategy and Social Marketing, Department of Health; Ms Sian Jarvis, Director General, Communications, Department of Health; Ms Gemma Harper, Chief Social Scientist, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Ms Fiona Wood, Head of Research, Insight and Engagement, Central Office of Information.


Economic Affairs
Subject: Auditors: Market concentration and their role
Witnesses: Phillip Collins, Chairman, OFT; Baroness Hogg, Chairman, FRC; Sally Dewar, Managing Director, Risk; and Richard Thorpe, Head of Accounting and Audit, FSA.


Wednesday 10 November

Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (EU Sub-Committee D)
Subject: Innovation in EU Agriculture
Witnesses: Representatives of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board; and a representative of the John Innes Centre.


Justice and Institutions (EU Sub-Committee E)
Subject: The workload of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Witnesses: Professor Sir Francis Jacobs.


Thursday 11 November

Social Policies and Consumer Protection (EU Sub-Committee G)
Subject: Grassroots Sport and the EU
Witnesses: Brigid Simmonds, Chair and James MacDougall, Head of Policy, CCPR.


Social Policies and Consumer Protection (EU Sub-Committee G)
Witnesses: Commissioner Vassiliou on the Commission Communication ‘Youth on the Move’


Friday 12 November