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Weekly Information Bulletin: 30 April 2011

House of Lords Committees: Forthcoming Public Meetings
2 – 6 May 2011

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

Monday 2 May


Tuesday 3 May

HIV and AIDS in the United Kingdom

Witnesses: (at 10.15am) Professor Noel Gill, Head of the HIV & STI Department, Health Protection Services Division, Dr Paul Cosford, Interim Executive Director of Health Protection Services; Dr Valerie Delpech, Head of HIV and AIDS surveillance, Health Protection Agency; and (at 11.15am) Professor Graham J Hart, Director of the Division of Population Health, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, University College London; Professor Jonathan Elford, City University, Department of Public Health; and Peter Weatherburn, Senior Lecturer, Sexual Health and HIV: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Director: Sigma Research.


Subject: The governance and regulation of the BBC
Witnesses: (at 3.30pm) Mr David Jordan, Director of Editorial Policy and Standards; and Mr George Entwistle, Director of Vision, BBC; and (at 4.30pm) Mr Greg Dyke, former BBC Director General (2000-2004).


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

Witnesses: (at 4.00pm) Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, former Commissioner, and Mr Andy Hayman, former Assistant Commissioner, Metropolitan Police.


Wednesday 4 May

Subject: The Constitutional Reform Process
Witnesses: (at 10.45am) Professor Graham Smith, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton and Professor Stephen Coleman, Professor of Political Communication, University of Leeds.


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.


Joint Committee on the Draft Defamation Bill

Witnesses: (at 4.15pm) English PEN, Index on Censorship and Sense About Science (at 5.15pm) Professor Alastair Mullis, University of East Anglia; and Professor Andrew Scott , London School of Economics.


Thursday 5 May


Friday 6 May