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Weekly Information Bulletin: 16th February 2002

HOUSE OF LORDS SELECT COMMITTEES:
FORTHCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS

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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


Monday 25 February

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      4.30pm

SUB-COMMITTEE B (Energy, Industry and Transport)

Evidence will be heard on Drinking and Driving, from

John Howard, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents


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

Professor David King, Chief Scientific Adviser, Office of Science and Technology; and

(ii) Professor Julia Goodfellow, Chief Executive, Dr Peter Doyle, Chairman and Dr Alf Game, Science and Technology Group, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), and

Professor John Lawton, Chief Executive, and Mr Rob Margetts, Chairman, 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      (i) 10.30am, (ii) 11.15am

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) Mr Adrian Bebb, Friends of the Earth; and

(ii) Mr Peter Kurz, Minister-Counsellor for Agricultural Affairs, Mrs Deanna Ayala, Agricultural Attaché, and Ms Alyce Tidball, Environment, Science and Technology Officer, American Embassy, London

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


Monday 4 March

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      4.30pm

SUB-COMMITTEE B (Energy, Industry and Transport)

Evidence will be heard on Drinking and Driving, from

Mr David Kenworthy, Chief Constable for North Yorkshire, representing the Association of Chief Police Officers of England, Wales and Northern Ireland


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), Mr Mark Curtis, Head of Global Advocacy Team, Christian Aid, and Mr Barry Coates, World Development Movement


Wednesday 6 March

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      (i) 10.00am, (ii) 11.00am

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) The Rt Hon Michael Meacher MP, Minister for the Environment, DEFRA; and

(ii) Sir John Krebs, Chairman, and Dr Jon Bell, Deputy Chief Executive, Food Standards Agency


Monday 11 March

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      4.30pm

SUB-COMMITTEE B (Energy, Industry and Transport)

Evidence will be heard on Drinking and Driving, from

Mr David Jamieson MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DTLR


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


Wednesday 13 March

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     10.45am

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from

Ms Angela Royal, Executive Director, and Mr Rob Cartridge, Campaigns Director, War on Want, and Professor Bernd Spahn and Mr Rodney Schmidt


Tuesday 19 March

ANIMALS IN SCIENTIFIC PROCEDURES COMMITTEE      3.30pm

Evidence will be heard from The Wellcome Trust, and Professor Michael Balls, European Centre for the Validation of Alternative    Methods (EVCAM), Joint Research Council, Ispra, Italy

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


Wednesday 20 March

CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE      4.15pm

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

United Kingdom Government civil servants from the Cabinet Office and Territorial Departments


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 Barcelona European Council, from

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

 
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