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Weekly Information Bulletin: 27th March 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 9 April

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from 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


Wednesday 10 April

CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE      4.00pm

Evidence will be heard on Devolution: inter-institutional relations in the United Kingdom, from the Rt Hon Helen Liddell MP, Secretary of State for Scotland, the Rt Hon Paul Murphy MP, Secretary of State for Wales, and the Rt Hon Dr John Reid MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      4.15pm

SUB-COMMITTEE E (Law and Institutions)

Evidence will be heard on The Minimum Standards for the Qualification and Status of Refugees, from Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill, University of Oxford


Tuesday 16 April

ANIMALS IN SCIENTIFIC PROCEDURES COMMITTEE      3.30pm

Evidence will be heard from Lord Hunt of Kings Heath OBE, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health

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

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from:

(i) Mr Gerald Holtham, Chief Investment Officier, Morley Fund Management; and

(ii) Mr Matthew Taylor MP, Liberal Democrat Party Treasury Spokesperson


Wednesday 17 April

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE    4.00pm

SUB-COMMITTEE II (Innovations in Microprocessing)

Evidence will be heard from Dr John Taylor OBE, Director General, Research Councils, Office of Science and Technology


Thursday 18 April

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      10.45am

SUB-COMMITTEE C (Common Foreign and Security Policy)

Evidence will be heard on Relations between the EU and Russia


Monday 22 April

HUMAN RIGHTS JOINT COMMITTEE    4.30pm

Evidence will be heard on a Human Rights Commission for the UK?, from the Lord Chancellor


Tuesday 23 April

ANIMALS IN SCIENTIFIC PROCEDURES COMMITTEE      3.30pm

Evidence will be heard from Dr Alan Goldberg, Centre for Alternatives to Animal Testing, USA

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

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from:

(i) Lord Browne of Madingley, Group Chief Executive, BP plc; and

(ii) Mr George Monbiot, columnist, The Guardian

EUROPEAN UNION SELECT COMMITTEE      4.30pm

Evidence will be heard on The Annual Work Programme, from Walter Deffaa, Secretariat-General, European Commission


Wednesday 24 April

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      10.45am

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

Evidence may be heard on Impact of EU Environmental Regulations on UK Agriculture

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE    3.45pm

SUB-COMMITTEE II (Innovations in Microprocessing)

Evidence will be heard from Professor John O'Reilly, Chief Executive, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and Professor Ian Halliday, Chief Executive, Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC)

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      4.15pm

SUB-COMMITTEE E (Law and Institutions)

Evidence will be heard on The Minimum Standards for the Qualification and Status of Refugees, from Michael Kingsley-Nyinah, Deputy Representative, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE      (i) 4.15pm, (ii) 5.15pm

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

(i) The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the United Kingdom Permanent Representation to the European Union, and the Cabinet Office European Secretariat; and

(ii) The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs


Thursday 25 April

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      10.45am

SUB-COMMITTEE C (Common Foreign and Security Policy)

Evidence will be heard on Relations between the EU and Russia, from the Rt Hon Peter Hain MP, Minister of State, Minister for Europe, FCO


Wednesday 1 May

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      10.45am

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

Evidence may be heard on Impact of EU Environmental Regulations on UK Agriculture

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS     11.15am

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from Dr Caroline Lucas, Green Member of the European Parliament for S E England


Thursday 2 May

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      10.45am

SUB-COMMITTEE C (Common Foreign and Security Policy)

Evidence will be heard on Relations between the EU and Russia


Wednesday 8 May

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      10.45am

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

Evidence may be heard on Impact of EU Environmental Regulations on UK Agriculture


Wednesday 26 June

CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE      (i) 4.15pm, (ii) 5.15pm

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

(i) The Treasury; and

(ii) Sir Richard Wilson KCB, Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Home Civil Service

 
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