Weekly Information Bulletin: 2nd July 2011

House of Lords Committees: Forthcoming Public Meetings
4 – 8 July 2011

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

Monday 4 July

Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy
Witnesses: (at 4.30pm) Baroness Neville-Jones.


Internal Market, Energy and Transport (EU Sub-Committee B)
Subject: European Rail Market and the Role of the Channel Tunnel
Witnesses: (at 4.05pm) Nicolas Petrovic, Chief Executive, Eurostar.


Tuesday 5 July

Science and Technology
Witnesses: (at 3.10pm) tbc


Economic Affairs
Subject: The Economic Impact and Effectiveness of Development Aid
Witnesses: (at 3.35pm) Sir Tim Lankester, former World Bank and HM Treasury official; Lord Jay, former FCO permanent secretary; and Sir Edward Clay, former High Commissioner in Kenya.


Wednesday 6 July

Draft Defamation Bill Joint Committee
Subject: to consider the Bill
Witnesses: (at 8.45am) Rt Hon Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury PC MR, The Master of the Rolls; the Hon Mr Justice Tugendhat KT, Head of the Queen’s Bench jury; and (at 10.00am) non-jury lists; the Rt Hon Sir Charles Gray QC KT, Chairman, Early Resolution Group; the Rt Hon Sir Stephen Sedley, Chair of the Alternative Libel Group and former Lord Justice of Appeal; and the Rt Hon Lord Woolf of Barnes PC, Former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales.


Thursday 7 July


Friday 8 July


Prepared 1st July 2011