Parliamentary business for Tuesday 24 November 2015

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9.15amBusiness, Innovation and Skills
Subject: The Digital Economy
Witness(es): Andrew Byrne, Head of Public Policy in the UK and Ireland, Uber Alex Depledge, Chief Executive Officer, Hassle Ben Williams, Head of Operations, AdBlockPlus Richard Massett, Chairman, Licensed Taxi Drivers Association Charlotte Holloway, Head of Policy and Associate Director, techUK Steve Chester, Director of Data and Industry Programmes, Internet Advertising Bureau
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
9.30amHigh Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill
Subject: High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill
Witness(es): Richard and Oliver Stewart-Liberty and Tatiana Wilde Elizabeth Stewart-Liberty Great and Little Kimble Cum Marsh Parish Council Marsh Hill Farm Limited D Williams Monica Bonham and Bridget Gill Trevor Lane of Lane's Landscape Contractors Richard Stewart-Liberty Paul Pusey John Cragg, Roger Pusey and Edward Briggs The Bertylib Partnership Robert Brown Brendan Carr Frederic von Oppenheim, Baroness Marie-Rose von Oppenheim and Kimberley Limited The Chiltern Brewery
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
9.30amEnergy and Climate Change
Subject: Home energy efficiency and demand reduction
Witness(es): Mark Bayley, Chief Executive, Green Deal Finance Company
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Subject: Pre-appointment scrutiny of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons and HM Chief Inspector of Probation
Witness(es): Peter Clarke Glenys Stacey
Location: Room 20, Palace of Westminster
9.40amPublic Administration and Constitutional Affairs
Subject: Electoral Commission
Witness(es): Jenny Watson, Chair of the Electoral Commission Claire Bassett, Chief Executive Alex Robertson, Director of Communications, Electoral Commission
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
10amArmed Forces Bill
Subject: Armed Forces Bill 2015-16
Location: Room 17, Palace of Westminster
Subject: Bank of England November 2015 Inflation Report
Witness(es): Dr Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England Andy Haldane, Chief Economist and Executive Director, Monetary Analysis and Statistics, Bank of England Professor Kristin Forbes, External Member, Monetary Policy Committee Dr Gertjan Vlieghe, External Member, Monetary Policy Committee
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
10amEnergy and Climate Change
Subject: Security of Supply
Witness(es): Cordi O'Hara, Director, UK System Operator, National Grid Duncan Burt, Head, Operate the System, National Grid Ro Quinn, Head, Energy Strategy and Policy, National Grid
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
10.15amInternational Development
Subject: Syrian refugee crisis
Witness(es): Richard Harrington MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Refugees
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
10.15amCulture, Media and Sport
Subject: Establishing World-Class Connectivity Throughout the UK
Witness(es): Phil Mawhinney, Policy Officer, Age UK Richard Hooper CBE, Chair, Broadband Stakeholder Group Jonathan Hines, Managing Director, Architype Liam Maxwell, Chief Technology Officer, Cabinet Office
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
10.30amWomen and Equalities
Subject: Equality and Human Rights Commission
Witness(es): Baroness Onora O’ Neill, Chair, EHRC Rebecca Hilsenrath, Chief Executive, EHRC
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Subject: Publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review
Witness(es): Dr David Blagden, Strategy and Security Institute, Exeter University Professor Patrick Porter, Strategy and Security Institute, Exeter University Professor John Gearson, King’s College, London Dr Chris Tuck, King’s College, London Peter Roberts, Senior Research Fellow, Royal United Services Institute
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
1pmHome Affairs
Subject: Countering extremism
Witness(es): Mark Rowley QPM, Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations in the Metropolitan Police Rt Hon John Hayes MP, Minister for Security Charles Farr, Director General, Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism, Home Office
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
2pmHigh Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill
Subject: High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill
Witness(es): As for morning session, unless already heard.
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
2.15pmEnvironment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee
Subject: Greyhound welfare
Witness(es): Clarissa Baldwin, Chief Executive Officer, Greyhound Forum Toni Shephard, Head of Policy and Research, League Against Cruel Sports Steven Dean, Chairman, Retired Greyhound Trust Emily Burns-Sweeney, Director of Homing, Kennelling and Welfare, Greyhound Rescue West of England Michael Watts, Society of Greyhound Veterinarians Dr Simon Adams, Chairman, Association of Greyhound Track Veterinarians Hazel Bentall, Vet
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
2.15pmHome Affairs
Subject: Migration crisis
Witness(es): HE Konstantinos Bikas, Greek Ambassador
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
2.15pmScience and Technology
Subject: Science in emergencies
Witness(es): Dr Edward Sykes, Senior Press Manager, Science Media Centre Professor Paul Cosford, Director for Health Protection and Medical Director, Public Health England Lily Makurah, Ebola Screening and Returning Workers Scheme Programme Manager, Public Health England Dr Oliver Johnson, Programme Director, King's Sierra Leone Partnership Professor Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Government Office for Science Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health Brigadier Timothy Hodgetts, Medical Director, Defence Medical Services Jane Ellison MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health, Department of Health Campbell McCafferty, Director of Civil Contingencies Secretariat, Cabinet Office
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2.30pmBackbench Business
Subject: Proposals for backbench debates
Witness(es): Members of Parliament
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Subject: Funding for research into brain tumours
Witness(es): Professor Garth Cruickshank, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust Professor Geoff Pilkington, University of Portsmouth Professor Tracy Warr, Brain Tumour Research Centre, University of Wolverhampton Dr Karen Kennedy, Director, National Cancer Research Institute
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
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