Parliamentary business for the week beginning Monday 28 November 2011

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Monday 28 November 2011
TimeBusiness
9amHome Affairs (EU Sub-Committee F)
Subject:
Witness(es): Committee visit to Brussels and Lisbon. Evidence will be heard from Vice President Viviane Reding, European Commission; José Sócrates, former Prime Minister of Portugal; Mr Paul Griffiths, Scientific Director, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA); and João Castel-Branco Goulão, Director of the Portuguese national Drugs Agency (part of the Ministry of Health).
2pmJoint Committee on Privacy and Injunctions
Subject: Privacy and Injunctions
Witness(es): (at 2.15pm) Professor Andrew Murray, Professor of Law, London School of Economics (with special interests in cyber-regulation and information technology law); Dr Ian Brown Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute; Ashley Van Haeften, trustee, Wikimedia UK; and Nicholas Lansman, secretary general, Internet Service Providers Association; and (at 3.15pm) Richard Desmond, chairman, Northern & Shell Network Ltd; Paul Ashford, editorial director, Northern & Shell Network Ltd; and Hugh Whittow, editor, Daily Express.
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
4.30pmDraft House of Lords Reform Bill Joint Committee
Subject: to consider the bill
Witness(es): (at 6.00pm) Most Rev. and Rt. Hon Rowan Douglas Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury; and (at 6.45pm) Andrew Copson, Chief Executive, the British Humanist Association; and Elizabeth Hunter, Director, THEOS.
Location: The Moses Room
Tuesday 29 November 2011
TimeBusiness
9amHome Affairs (EU Sub-Committee F)
Subject:
Witness(es): Committee visit to Brussels and Lisbon. Evidence will be heard from Vice President Viviane Reding, European Commission; José Sócrates, former Prime Minister of Portugal; Mr Paul Griffiths, Scientific Director, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA); and João Castel-Branco Goulão, Director of the Portuguese national Drugs Agency (part of the Ministry of Health).
10.30amEconomic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (EU Sub-Committee A)
Subject: Financial Transaction Tax
Witness(es): (at 10.45am) John Chown, Chown Dewhurst LLP; John Vella, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation; David Hillman, Coordinator, Stamp Out Poverty; and Richard Gower, Senior Policy Adviser, Oxfam.
Location: Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
10.30amScience and Technology
Subject: The Role of Chief Scientific Advisers
Witness(es): (at 10.40am) Sir Kevin Tebbit Chairman, Finmeccanica UK; Dr. Julian Braybrook, Director, Measurement Research Strategy, LGC Science & Technology; Jeremy Evans, Chairman, Intelligent Transport Systems UK; and Ian Downie, Managing Director, Serco Science.
Location: Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster
11.30amScience and Technology
Subject:
Witness(es): (at 11.35am) Professor David Delpy, Chief Executive, and John Armitt, Chair, EPSRC; on the EPSRC.
Location: Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster
2pmJoint Committee on Human Rights
Subject:
Witness(es): This is a private meeting.
Location: Committee Room 5, Palace of Westminster
3.15pmCommunications
Subject: The future of investigative journalism
Witness(es): (at 3.30pm) Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, Department for Culture, Media and Sport; and (at 4.30pm) Mr Al Anstey, Managing Editor, and Mr Diarmuid Jeffreys, Senior Programme Editor, Al Jazeera; and Mr Chris Birkett, Executive Editor, Sky News.
Location: Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
3.30pmEconomic Affairs
Subject: The Economic Impact and Effectiveness of Development Aid
Witness(es): (at 3.35pm) Ms Michela Wrong, Author, ‘It’s our turn to eat’.
Location: Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster
3.30pmScience and Technology: Sub-Committee I
Subject:
Witness(es): This is a private meeting.
Location: Archbishop's Room, Millbank House
4pmEuropean Union
Subject:
Witness(es): (at 4.10pm) Mr. Charles Grant, Director, Centre for European Reform; and Mr. Edward Carr, Foreign Editor, The Economist on the Euro-area Crisis.
Location: Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 30 November 2011
TimeBusiness
10amConstitution
Subject: The Judicial Appointments Process
Witness(es): (at 10.15am) Lord Woolf, former Lord Chief Justice, Master of the Rolls and Justice of the Supreme Court; Lord Carswell, former Law Lord and Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland; and (at 11.15am) Baroness Prashar, former Chairman, Judicial Appointments Commission.
Location: Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster
3.35pmJustice and Institutions (EU Sub-Committee E)
Subject:
Witness(es): (at 3.40pm) Alex Marshall, Chief Constable, Hampshire Police, and Andy Adams, Assistant Chief Constable, Kent Police, both representing the ACPO; and Ian Kelcey, on behalf of the Law Society of England and Wales; on the EU Right of Access to a Lawyer.
Location: Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Thursday 1 December 2011
TimeBusiness
9.30amSocial Policies and Consumer Protection (EU Sub-Committee G)
Subject: Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe: The EU Contribution
Witness(es): (at 10.00am) David Hibler, Erasmus Programme Manager, British Council; Dr Jo Beall, Director, Education and Society, British Council; and Simon Williams, Head of EU Programmes, British Council.
Location: Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
10amForeign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (EU Sub-Committee C)
Subject: The Military Capabilities available to the EU
Witness(es): (at 10.05am) Sir Brian Burridge, Finmeccanica UK; Bill Giles, BAE Systems - Brussels; and Rees Ward, ADS.
Location: Committee Room 2A, Palace of Westminster
Friday 2 December 2011
No business was announced for this day.
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