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Weekly Information Bulletin: 9th April 2011

House of Lords Committees: Forthcoming Public Meetings
25 – 29 April 2011

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

Monday 25 April


Tuesday 26 April

Subject: The governance and regulation of the BBC
Witnesses: (at 3.30pm) Mr Mark Thompson, Director General, BBC; and Mr Marcus Agius, Senior Independent Director - Executive Board, BBC and Chairman, Barclays PLC; and (at 4.30pm) Lord Birt, former BBC Director General (1992-2000).


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

Witnesses: (at 4.15pm) Mr Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions, and Ms Sue Hemming, Head of Counter-Terrorism Division, Crown Prosecution Service; and (at 5.00pm) Mr David Anderson QC, current Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation.


European Union

Witnesses: (at 4.10pm) The Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe, on the European Councils of 4 February, and 24-25 March 2011.


Wednesday 27 April

Subject: The Constitutional Reform Process
Witnesses: (at 10.45am) Dr Alexandra Kelso, Lecturer in Politics, University of Southampton; and Professor Matthew Flinders, Professor of Parliamentary Government and Governance, University of Sheffield.


Economic Affairs Finance Bill Sub-Committee

Witnesses: (at 4.05pm) witnesses tbc (at 5.00pm) witnesses tbc


Thursday 28 April


Friday 29 April