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Weekly Information Bulletin: 19th January 2002

HOUSE OF LORDS SELECT COMMITTEES:
FORTHCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS

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Tuesday 22 January

ANIMALS IN SCIENTIFIC PROCEDURES COMMITTEE      (i) 3.30pm, (ii) 4.15pm

Evidence will be heard from:

(i) Professor Colin Blakemore, FRS, Waynflete Professor of Physiology, Oxford University; and

(ii) The Association of British Pharmaceutical Industries (ABPI)    

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     (i) 4.15pm, (ii) 5.15pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from:

(i) The Rt Hon Sir Michael Palliser, Vice Chairman, Board of Salzburg Seminar; and

(ii) Ms Diane Coyle, Consultant and Columnist for the Independent


Tuesday 29 January

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE     10.45am

SUB-COMMITTEE I (Systematic Biology and Biodiversity)

Evidence will be heard from officials of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     11.15am

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from

Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, Columbia University, USA

ANIMALS IN SCIENTIFIC PROCEDURES COMMITTEE      3.30pm

Evidence will be heard from:

The Royal Society represented by: Professor Patrick Bateson, Biological Secretary, Royal Society;

Dr Michael Festing, Research Scientist, Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit, University of Leicester; and Dame Anne McLaren, Prinicipal Research Associate, Wellcome Cancer Research Campaign (CRC) Institute, Cambridge

    

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from Sir Andrew Large

EUROPEAN UNION SELECT COMMITTEE      4.30pm

Evidence will be heard on the Spanish Presidency, from

Ramón de Miguel, Minister of State for European Affairs, Spain


Wednesday 30 January

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE     4.15pm

SUB-COMMITTEE E (Law and Institutions)

Evidence will be heard on Reforming the Dublin II Regulation, and the proposed Directive on the qualification and status of refugees, from Adrian Fortescue, Director-General of Justice and Home Affairs, European Commission


Tuesday 5 February

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE     (i) 10.45am, (ii) 11.30am

SUB-COMMITTEE I (Systematic Biology and Biodiversity)

Evidence will be heard from:

(i) Professor Chris Humphries, President of the Systematics Association; and Sir David Smith, President of the Linnean Society; and (ii) Lord May of Oxford, President of the Royal Society

ANIMALS IN SCIENTIFIC PROCEDURES COMMITTEE      3.30pm

Evidence will be heard from:

(i) Professor W. R. Allen, Director, Thoroughbred Breeders' Association, Equine Fertility Unit, Newmarket (in association with University of Cambridge, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine); and

(ii) Dr Judy MacArthur Clark, Chairwoman, Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC)     

    

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from

The Rt Hon Donald McKinnon, Secretary-General, Commonwealth, and

Mr Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Director of Economic Affairs, Commonwealth


Tuesday 12 February

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from

Sir Howard Davies, Chairman, Mr Michael Foot, Managing Director, and

Mr Andrew Sykes, Head of Department, Financial Services Authority

ANIMALS IN SCIENTIFIC PROCEDURES COMMITTEE      3.30pm

Evidence will be heard from

Dr Vernon Coleman, writer and journalist; Troy Seidle, People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA);

and Jan Creamer, Director, National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS)


Wednesday 13 February

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE     4.15pm

SUB-COMMITTEE E (Law and Institutions)

Evidence will be heard on Reforming the Dublin II Regulation, from

Ms Angela Eagle MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office


Tuesday 19 February

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE     10.45am

SUB-COMMITTEE I (Systematic Biology and Biodiversity)

Evidence will be heard

ANIMALS IN SCIENTIFIC PROCEDURES COMMITTEE      3.30pm

Evidence will be heard from The Wellcome Trust


Wednesday 20 February

CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE      4.15pm

Evidence will be heard from Professor Vernon Bogdanor, Professor of Government, University of Oxford


Tuesday 26 February

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard from The Rt Hon Sir Edward George, Governor of the Bank of England; and

Mr Mervyn King, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England for Monetary Policy


Tuesday 5 March

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from

Mr John Hilary, Trade Policy Adviser, Save the Children


Tuesday 12 March

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     (i) 4.15pm, (ii) 5.10pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from:

(i) Ms Ruth Lea, Head of Policy Unit, Institute of Directors; and

(ii) Professor Robert Rowthorn, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge; and Dr Yilmaz Akyuz, UNCTAD


Tuesday 19 March

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from

Dr Noreena Hertz, Associate Director, Centre of International Business and Management, Judge Institute, University of Cambridge


Tuesday 9 April

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     (i) 4.15pm, (ii) 5.10pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from (i) Mr George Monbiot, columnist, The Guardian; and

(ii) Sir Richard Sykes, Chairman, GlaxoSmithKline plc

 
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