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Weekly Information Bulletin: 5th February 2011

House of Lords Committees: Forthcoming Public Meetings
7 – 11 February 2011

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Monday 7 February


Tuesday 8 February

HIV and AIDS in the United Kingdom
Witnesses: (at 10.15am) Dr Ian Williams, Chair, British HIV Association; Dr Keith Radcliffe, President, British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)/Chair of the Joint Specialty Committee in Genitourinary Medicine, Royal College of Physicians; and Ruth Lowbury, Chief Executive, Medical Foundation for AIDS & Sexual Health (MedFASH).


Joint Committee on Human Rights
Witnesses: (at 2.30pm) Lord Macdonald of River Glaven; and (3.10pm) Baroness Neville Jones; on the Counter-Terrorism Review.


Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I
Subject: Behaviour Change
Witnesses: (at 3.50pm) Mr John Dowie, Director of the Regional/Local Transport Directorate, Department for Transport; Mr Simon Houldsworth, Transport Policy Manager, Darlington Council; Mr Peter Blake, Head of Integrated Transport, Worcestershire Council; and Ms Lynn Sloman, Director, Transport for Quality of Life; and (at 4.50pm) Dr Rob Wall, Sustrans; Mr Stephen Glaister, Director, RAC Foundation; Mr Philip Darnton, Chair of Cycling England; and Mr Peter Nash, Policy Director, Stagecoach UK Bus.


European Union
Subject: The EU Financial Framework from 2014
Witnesses: (at 4.10pm) Dr. David Baldock, Executive Director, Institute for European Environmental Policy; Mats Persson, Director, Open Europe; Stephen Tindale, Associate Research Fellow, Centre for European Reform; and (at 5.10pm) Janusz Lewandowski, Commissioner for Financial Programming and Budget, European Commission.


Wednesday 9 February

Home Affairs (EU Sub-Committee F)
Subject: The EU Internal Security Strategy
Witnesses: (at 10.45am) Sir Ian Andrews, Chairman, and David Armond, Deputy Director International, SOCA.


Thursday 10 February

Social Policies and Consumer Protection (EU Sub-Committee G)
Subject: Grassroots Sport and the EU
Witnesses: (at 10.00am) Hugh Robertson MP, Minister for Sport and the Olympics, Department for Culture, Media and Sport.


Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (EU Sub-Committee C)
Subject: The EU’s Conflict Prevention and Peace-building role in Sudan
Witnesses: (at 10:05am) Sarah Pantuliano, Overseas Development Institute and Paul Murphy, Head of Programmes, Saferworld.


Friday 11 February