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Weekly Information Bulletin: 2nd February 2002

HOUSE OF LORDS SELECT COMMITTEES:
FORTHCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS

Enquiries about Lords Committees may be put to the Lords Committee Office 020 7219 5791

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


Wednesday 6 February

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      (i) 10.45am, (ii) 11.30am

SUB-COMMITTEE D (Environment, Agriculture, Public Health and Consumer Protection)

Evidence will be heard on Labelling and Tracing of Genetically Modified Food and Animal Feed, from:

(i) Sue Davies and Mona Patel, The Consumers' Association; and

(ii) Peter Kurz, Minister-Counsellor for Agricultural Affairs, Deanna Ayala, Agricultural Attaché, and

Alyce Tidball, Environment, Science and Technology Officer, US Embassy, London


Tuesday 12 February

ANIMALS IN SCIENTIFIC PROCEDURES COMMITTEE      3.30pm

Evidence will be heard from

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

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


Wednesday 13 February

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      10.45am

SUB-COMMITTEE D (Environment, Agriculture, Public Health and Consumer Protection)

Evidence will be heard on Labelling and Tracing of Genetically Modified Food and Animal Feed

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

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 on Devolution: inter-institutional relations in the United Kingdom, from

Professor Vernon Bogdanor, Professor of Government, University of Oxford


Tuesday 26 February

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

SUB-COMMITTEE I (Systematic Biology and Biodiversity)

Evidence will be heard from:

(i) Lord Sainsbury of Turville, Minister for Science, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DTI; and

(ii) Representatives from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

    

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


Wednesday 27 February

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      10.45am

SUB-COMMITTEE D (Environment, Agriculture, Public Health and Consumer Protection)

Evidence will be heard on Labelling and Tracing of Genetically Modified Food and Animal Feed

CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE      5.15pm

Evidence will be heard on Devolution: inter-institutional relations in the United Kingdom, from

the Rt Hon John Prescott MP, Deputy Prime Minister and First Secretary of State


Tuesday 5 March

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from

Mr John Hilary, Trade Policy Adviser, Save the Children, Mr Duncan Green, Public Policy Analyst, Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD), and Mr Mark Curtis, Head of Global Advocacy Team, Christian Aid


Wednesday 6 March

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      10.45am

SUB-COMMITTEE D (Environment, Agriculture, Public Health and Consumer Protection)

Evidence will be heard on Labelling and Tracing of Genetically Modified Food and Animal Feed


Tuesday 12 March

ANIMALS IN SCIENTIFIC PROCEDURES COMMITTEE      3.30pm

Evidence will be heard from The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS)

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

EUROPEAN UNION SELECT COMMITTEE      4.30pm

Evidence will be heard on the European Council, from

the Rt Hon Peter Hain MP, Minister of State, Minister for Europe, FCO

 
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