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Weekly Information Bulletin: 26th March 2011

House of Lords Committees: Forthcoming Public Meetings
28 March – 1 April 2011

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

Monday 28 March


Tuesday 29 March

HIV and AIDS in the United Kingdom
Witnesses: (at 10.15am) a panel of GPs: Dr Ewen Stewart, Chair, Sex, Drugs and HIV Group, Royal College of GPs; Dr Philippa Matthews, Killick Street Health Centre, London; Dr Bill Beeby, Chairman, General Practitioners Committee Clinical and Prescribing Sub-Committee, British Medical Association; and (at 11.15am) a panel of sexual health and HIV commissioners: Sarah Stephenson, Programme Manager, Sexual Health & HIV, Greater Manchester Sexual Health Network; Justine Womack, Head, Sexual Health South West; Simon Williams, Divisional Director, London Specialised Commissioning Group; Claire Foreman, Lead Commissioner, London Specialised Commissioning Group.


Joint Committee on Human Rights
Subject: The Human Rights Implications of UK Extradition Policy
Witnesses: (at 2.30pm) Mr Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions, Crown Prosecution Service; and Baroness Neville-Jones, Home Office minister.


Subject: The governance and regulation of the BBC
Witnesses: (at 3.30pm) Sir Michael Lyons, outgoing Chairman of the BBC Trust; and (at 4.15pm) Lord Grade of Yarmouth, former Chairman of the BBC (2004-2006).


Joint Committee on the Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills

Witnesses: (at 4.15pm) Lord Carlile of Berriew QC, Former Independent Reviewer of Counter-Terror Legislation; and (at 5.00pm) Ms Isabella Sankey, Policy Director, Liberty, and Dr Eric Metcalfe, Director of Human Rights Policy, Justice.


Wednesday 30 March

Subject: The Constitutional Reform Process
Witnesses: (at 10.45am) Professor Jeffrey Jowell QC, University College London and Professor David Feldman, University of Cambridge.


Thursday 31 March


Friday 1 April