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Weekly Information Bulletin: 22nd June 2002

HOUSE OF LORDS SELECT COMMITTEES:
FORTHCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS

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

Monday 24 June

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS SELECT COMMITTEE     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from

the Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt MP, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry

DRAFT COMMUNICATIONS BILL JOINT COMMITTEE     (i) 6.15 (ii) 6.45 (iii) 7.15 (iv) 7.45pm

Evidence will be heard from:

(i) BSkyB; (ii) C5; and (iii) Commercial Radio Companies Association, Capital Radio and GWR Group; and

(iv) Centre for Justice and Liberty and Evangelical Alliance


Wednesday 26 June

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      11.00am

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

Evidence will be heard on Impact of EU Environmental Regulations on UK Agriculture, from

Officials from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE     3.45pm

SUB-COMMITTEE II (Innovations in Microprocessing)

Evidence will be heard from representatives of Apax Partners Ltd; and 3i Group

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      4.15pm

SUB-COMMITTEE E (Law and Institutions)

Evidence will be heard on The Proposal for a Council Framework Decision on combating racism and xenophobia, from the Lord Filkin CBE, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office

CONSTITUTION SELECT 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 GCB, Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Home Civil Service


Thursday 27 June

DRAFT COMMUNICATIONS BILL JOINT COMMITTEE     (i) 10.15 (ii) 10.45 (iii) 11.20 (iv) 11.50am

Evidence will be heard from:

(i) Producers Alliance for Cinema and TV(PACT);

(ii) Voice of the Listener and Viewer, Public Voice, and Campaign for Broadcasting and Press Freedom;

(iii) National Consumer Council; and (iv) BECTU, Equity, and Communication Workers Union

RELIGIOUS OFFENCES SELECT COMMITTEE    4.15pm

Evidence will be heard from representatives of police services


Monday 1 July

HUMAN RIGHTS JOINT COMMITTEE     5.00pm

Evidence will be heard on The Case for a Human Rights Commission for the UK, from

Chairs of the equality Commissions (CRE, DRC, EOC)


Tuesday 2 July

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS SELECT COMMITTEE     (i) 4.15pm (ii) 5.00pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from:

(i) Mr George Soros, President and Chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC; and

(ii) Mr Bendookze, CEO, United Heavy Machinery, Russia


Wednesday 3 July

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      11.15am

SUB-COMMITTEE F (Social Affairs, Education and Home Affairs)

Evidence will be heard on A Common EU Policy on Illegal Immigration, from

Dr Gerold Lehnguth, Director, German Federal Ministry of the Interior

RELIGIOUS OFFENCES SELECT COMMITTEE     12.15pm

Evidence will be heard

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE     (i) 2.30pm; (ii) 3.30pm

SUB-COMMITTEE II (Innovations in Microprocessing)

Evidence will be heard from: (i) representative from the CBI; and

(ii) the Lord Sainsbury of Turville, Minister for Science and Innovation, DTI

CONSTITUTION SELECT COMMITTEE      4.15pm

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

Mrs Irene Adams MP, Chairman of the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee,

Mr Martyn Jones MP, Chairman of the Welsh Affairs Committee, and

Mr Michael Mates MP, Chairman of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committe


Thursday 4 July

DRAFT COMMUNICATIONS BILL JOINT COMMITTEE     10.15am

Evidence will be heard from Scottish Media Group, Daily Mail and General Trust, Associated Newspapers, Trinity Mirror, News International and the Newspaper Society


Monday 8 July

DRAFT COMMUNICATIONS BILL JOINT COMMITTEE     6.15pm

Evidence will be heard from the Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; and the Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt MP, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry


Tuesday 9 July

EUROPEAN UNION SELECT COMMITTEE      4.15pm

Evidence will be heard on The Seville European Council, from

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


Wednesday 10 July

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      10.45am

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

Evidence will be heard on Impact of EU Environmental Regulations on UK Agriculture, from

Elliot Morley MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

EUROPEAN UNION COMMITTEE      10.45am

SUB-COMMITTEE F (Social Affairs, Education and Home Affairs)

Evidence will be heard on A Common EU Policy on Illegal Immigration, from

Mr Willy Bruggeman, Deputy Director, Europol

RELIGIOUS OFFENCES SELECT COMMITTEE     12.15pm

Evidence will be heard from representatives of Interfaith groups

CONSTITUTION SELECT COMMITTEE      4.15pm

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

Professor Robert Hazell, Director of the Constitution Unit and Professor of Government and the Constitution, University College, London


Monday 15 July

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS SELECT COMMITTEE     3.45pm

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, from

the Rt Hon Clare Short MP, Secretary of State for International Development


Tuesday 16 July

EUROPEAN UNION SELECT COMMITTEE      11.00am

Evidence may be heard from Pat Cox, President of the European Parliament

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS SELECT COMMITTEE     11.15am

Evidence will be heard on Globalisation, 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


Thursday 18 July

RELIGIOUS OFFENCES SELECT COMMITTEE     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard


Wednesday 24 July

RELIGIOUS OFFENCES SELECT COMMITTEE     4.15pm

Evidence will be heard

 
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