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Wednesday 23 November 2011

Subject: Attracting, training and retaining the best teachers
Witness(es): At 9.30am, David Butler OBE, Chief Executive PTA-UK;Emma Knights, Chief Executive; and tbc, Association of Directors of Children's Services; at 10.10am, Professor Peter Tymms, Head of the School of Education, Durham University;Sir Peter Lampl OBE, Chairman, The Sutton Trust;Professor John Howson, Director, DataforEducation.info, and Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford;Professor Stephen Gorard, Professor of Education Research, University of Birmingham; and Professor Kevin Mattinson, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of Teacher Education, Keele University
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
9.30amWork and Pensions
Subject: Proposal to replace Disability Living Allowance with Personal Independence Payment
Witness(es): Neil Coyle, Director of Policy, Disability Alliance, Paul Farmer, Chief Executive, Mind, Amanda Batten, Director of External Affairs, National Autistic Society, Geoff Fimister, Campaigns Officer, RNIB and Eugene Grant, Public Policy Officer, Scope
Location: Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster
10.15amWelsh Affairs
Subject: The future of the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency in Wales
Witness(es): Dr Hazel Wright, Senior Policy Officer, Derek Morgan, Chairman of the FUW Hill Farming and Marginal Land Committee, Farmers’ Union Wales, and Stephen James, Deputy President, National Farmers Union Cymru.
Location: Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Subject: Independent Commission on Banking
Witness(es): Stephen Hester, Group Chief Executive, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Douglas Flint CBE, Group Chairman, HSBC(2.15pm); Ana BotĂ­n, Chief Executive, Santander UK, and Tim Tookey, interim Group Chief Executive, Lloyds TSB
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
2.15pmEnvironmental Audit
Subject: Green Economy
Witness(es): Dr Gordon Edge, Director of Policy, Renewable UK; Dr John Constable, Director, Renewable Energy Foundation; and Dr Alex Bowen, Principle Research Fellow, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment: David Powell, Economics Campaigner, Friends of the Earth; Molly Scott Cato, Green House; and Philip Pearson, Senior Policy Officer, TUC (at c3.15pm)
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2.30pmScottish Affairs
Subject: The Crown Estate in Scotland
Witness(es): Philip Maxwell, Chairman, Islay Energy Trust, Sandy Brunton, Chairman, Scottish Islands Federation and Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations(at 2.30pm); Phil Thomas, Chairman, Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation, Fiona Matheson, Secretary, Orkney Fisheries Association, Dr Sally Campbell, Vice Chair, Arran Seabed Trust (at 3.15 approx)
Location: Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster
3pmPublic Administration
Subject: Role of the Head of the Civil Service
Witness(es): Sir Gus O'Donnell GCB, Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service
Location: Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster
3pmEnvironment, Food and Rural Affairs
Subject: Greening the Common Agricultural Policy
Witness(es): Professor Tim Benton, University of Leeds; Natural England (at 3.45pm); Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, and The Wildlife Trusts (at 4.30pm)
Location: Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster
3.15pmPublic Accounts
Subject: Flood risk management
Witness(es): Bronwyn Hill, Permanent Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Dr Paul Leinster, Chief Executive, David Rooke, Director of Flood Management, Environment Agency
Location: Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

Future Parliamentary business is provisional and is subject to change.