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Weekly Information Bulletin: 5th March 2011

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

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

Monday 7 March


Tuesday 8 March

HIV and AIDS in the United Kingdom
Witnesses: (at 10.15am) Jamie Hardie, Clinic Manager, John Hunter Clinic; Annemarie Byrne, Body and Soul (Member and Community Representative); Dr Stuart Gibson, Clinical Psychologist, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust; Dr Simon Barton, Clinical Director of the Directorate of Genitourinary and HIV Medicine at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital; and (at 11.15am) witnesses tbc from Positive East, Body & Soul, Positively UK, and NAZ Project.


Joint Committee on Human Rights
Subject: The Human Rights Implications of UK Extradition Policy
Witnesses: (at 2.15pm) Commander Alan Gibson, Metropolitan Police Service, and Charlotte Powell, Extradition Lawyers’ Association.


Wednesday 9 March

Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (EU Sub-Committee D)
Subject: Innovation in EU Agriculture
Witnesses: (at 10.30am) (via video conference) Professor John Oldham, Scottish Agricultural College; Dr Paul Vriesekoop, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands; and Dr John Williams, National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), France.


Thursday 10 March

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) His Excellency Mr Abdullahi AlAzreg, Ambassador of Sudan to the UK; and Dr Daniel Peter Othol, Head of the Mission, Southern Sudan Liaison Office.


Friday 11 March