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Weekly Information Bulletin: 19th March 2011

House of Lords Committees: Forthcoming Public Meetings
21 – 25 March 2011

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

Monday 21 March


Tuesday 22 March

HIV and AIDS in the United Kingdom

Witnesses: (at 10.15am) Lucy Emmerson, Principal Officer, Sex Education Forum; Simon Blake, National Director, Brook; Natika Halil, Director of Information, Family Planning Association; Sarah Smart, Chief Executive, PSHE Association; and (at 11.15am) Dr Shuja Shafi, Deputy Secretary General and Health Committee Chair, Muslim Council of Britain; Reverend Dr Brendan McCarthy, National Adviser on Medical Ethics and Health and Social Care policy, the Archbishops’ Council, Church of England; Catholic Church; Reverend Ijeoma Ajibade, St Philips Earls Court.


Subject: The governance and regulation of the BBC
Witnesses: (at 3.15pm) Tessa Jowell MP, former Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (2001-2007); (at 3.45pm) Mr Jon Zeff, Director – Media, Department for Culture, Media and Sport; and (at 4.30pm) Mr Andrew Barron, Chief Operating Officer, Virgin Media.


Wednesday 23 March

Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (EU Sub-Committee D)
Subject: Innovation in EU Agriculture
Witnesses: (at 11.00am) Jim Paice MP, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, DEFRA.


Subject: The Constitutional Reform Process
Witnesses: (at 10.45am) Richard Gordon QC, Brick Court Chambers and Professor Sir John Baker, Downing Professor of the Laws of England, University of Cambridge.


Thursday 24 March


Friday 25 March