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Weekly Information Bulletin: 4th December 2010

House of Lords Committees: Forthcoming Public Meetings
6 – 10 December 2010

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

Monday 6 December


Tuesday 7 December

Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (EU Sub-Committee A)
Subject: The Future of Economic Governance in the European Union
Witnesses: Ms Katinka Barysch, Deputy Director, Centre for European Reform, and Ms Vicky Ford MEP (via video-conference).


Economic Affairs
Subject: Auditors: Market concentration and their role
Witnesses: Mr Ashley Almanza; Mr Robin Freestone; and Mr Martin ten Brink, EVP Controller, Shell Finance Division, Shell.


Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I
Subject: Behaviour Change
Witnesses: Mr Rory Sutherland, President of the IPA and Chairman of the Ogilvy Group; Mr Tim Duffy, Chief Executive, M&C Saatchi; Mr Richard Wright, Director of Sensation, Perception and Behaviour, Unilever; and Mr Mark Baird, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Diageo; Mr Chris Sorek, Chief Executive, Drinkaware; Mr Tony Hawkhead, Chief Executive, Groundwork; and Ms Debbie Bannigan, Chief Executive, Swanswell.


Wednesday 8 December

Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (EU Sub-Committee D)
Subject: Innovation in EU Agriculture
Witnesses: Mr Paolo De Castro MEP.


Subject: Regulation of Television Advertising
Witnesses: Ms Dinah Caine, Chief Executive, Skillset; Professor Sylvia Harvey, Chair, Citizens’ Coalition for Public Service Broadcasting; Mr John McVay, Chief Executive, PACT; Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, Departments for Business, Innovation and Skills and Culture, Media and Sport; and Edward Davey MP, Minister for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.


Justice and Institutions (EU Sub-Committee E)


Thursday 9 December

Social Policies and Consumer Protection (EU Sub-Committee G)
Subject: Grassroots Sport and the EU
Witnesses: Sport England.


Friday 10 December