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Weekly Information Bulletin: 15th January 2011

House of Lords Committees: Forthcoming Public Meetings
17 – 21 January 2011

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

Monday 17 January


Tuesday 18 January

HIV and AIDS in the United Kingdom
Witnesses: tbc


Science and Technology
Subject: Public Procurement
Witnesses: Colin Cram, Managing Director or Marc1 Ltd; Andrew Wolstenholme , Director of Innovation and Strategic Capability, Balfour Beatty; and Alan Powderham, Director of Transportation, Mott MacDonald.


Economic Affairs
Subject: Auditors: Market concentration and their role
Witnesses: Professor David Myddelton, Institute of Economic Affairs; Mr Steve Cooper, IASB; Mr Roger Marshall, Accounting Standards Board; Lord Myners; Fitch Ratings; Moodys; and Standard and Poors (tbc)


Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I
Subject: Behaviour Change
Witnesses: Ms Zena Lynch, Director of Living Well, NHS West Midlands; Ms Helen Johnston, Healthy Living Development Manager, Great Yarmouth Community Trust; Ms Judy White, Strategic Lead, Yorkshire and Humber Health Trainer Team; Mr Robin Gargrave, Central YMCA; Ms Katherine Kerswell, Chief Executive of Kent County Council, and former president of the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE); Dr Frank Atherton, President of the Association of Public Health Directors; Ms Zoe Hellman, Weightwatchers; and MEND (witness tbc).


European Union
Subject: The EU Financial Framework from 2014
Witnesses: Justine Greening MP, Economic Secretary to HM Treasury, Mike Glycopantis, Team Leader, EU Budget, and Brendan Bayley, Head of CAP Policy, HM Treasury.


Wednesday 19 January

Witnesses: The Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke, QC, MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice. This is an annual meeting.


Home Affairs (EU Sub-Committee F)
Subject: The EU Internal Security Strategy
Witnesses: Dr Paul Cornish, Carrington Professor of International Security, Chatham House.


Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (EU Sub-Committee D)
Subject: Innovation in EU Agriculture
Witnesses: Professor John Oldham, Scottish Agricultural College.


Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I
Subject: Behaviour Change
Witnesses: Mr Justin King, CEO of Sainsbury’s; and Mr Mark Baird, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Diageo.


Thursday 20 January


Friday 21 January