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Parliamentary Committees Meeting This Week
Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Select Committees
Defence Committee
14:00 Thatcher Room (PCH)Mental Health and the Armed Forces, Part Two: The Provision of Care
Johnny Mercer MP; Rt Hon Tobias Ellwood MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Minister for Defence People and Veterans, Lieutenant General Richard Nugee, Chief of Defence People, Ministry of Defence, Jackie Doyle-Price MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Mental Health and Inequalities, and Kate Davies, Director of Health and Justice, Armed Forces and Sexual Assault Services Commissioning, NHS England (at 2.30pm).
Foreign Affairs Committee
15:30 Committee Room 16The future of the UK Overseas Territories
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN, and Ben Merrick, Director, Overseas Territories, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Justice Committee
10:00 Wilson Room (PCH)Serious Fraud Office
Lisa Osofsky, Director, Serious Fraud Office.
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
10:15 Committee Room 16Strategic Leadership in the Civil Service
Sir Chris Wormald, Head of the Civil Service Policy Profession and Permanent Secretary, Department of Health and Social Care, and Richard Banks, Head of Civil Service Policy Profession Support Unit.
Science and Technology Committee
09:30 Committee Room 5Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending
Keith Thompson, Chair, Catapult CEO network, and CEO, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, Professor Richard Brook, President, Association of Innovation, Research & Technology Organisations, David Connell, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, and Felicity Burch, Director of Innovation and Digital, Confederation of British Industry; Dr Robert Massey, Deputy Executive Director, Royal Astronomical Society, Professor Dame Ann Dowling, President, Royal Academy of Engineering, Professor Neil Hall, Director, Earlham Institute, and Dr Charmaine Griffiths, Chief Operating Officer, The Institute of Cancer Research (at 10.30am).
Scottish Affairs Committee
13:00 Committee Room 8The future of the oil and gas industry
Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, and Kersti Berge, Director of Energy and Climate Change; Claire Perry MP, Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (at 2.15pm).
Welsh Affairs Committee
14:15 Grimond Room (PCH)S4C review
Huw Jones, Chair, S4C Authority, and Owen Evans, Chief Executive, S4C (simultaneous translation).
Delegated Legislation Committees
Crime (Overseas Production Order) Bill [Lords]
09:25 Committee Room 12To consider the Bill
14:00 Committee Room 12Further to consider the Bill
Second Delegated Legislation Committee
08:55 Committee Room 9To consider the draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (Remedial) Order 2018 and the draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Parental Orders) Regulations 2018
Lords Committees
Bribery Act 2010 Committee
10:30 Committee Room 4Private Meeting
EU Justice Sub-Committee
10:30 Committee Room 3Private Meeting
European Union Committee
16:00 Committee Room 3Private Meeting
House of Lords Commission
15:30 The Lord Speaker's Room Private Meeting
Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee
11:15 Committee Room 2Intergenerational Fairness and Provision
(at 11:25 AM) Mr Alok Sharma MP, Minister of State for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, Department for Education Mr Iain Walsh, Director, Labour Market Strategy and International Affairs, Department for Work and Pensions (at 12:50 PM) Mr John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister, HM Treasury Ms Lindsey Whyte, Director, Personal Tax, Welfare and Pensions, HM Treasury
Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee
15:20 Committee Room 2ARegenerating Seaside Towns
(at 3:20 PM) Mr Jake Berry MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for the Northern Powerhouse and Local Growth, MHCLG
Rural Economy Committee
09:30 Committee Room 1Rural Economy
(at 9:45 AM) Dr Rashmi Shukla, Director, Midlands & East of England, Public Health England Mr Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust Mr William Palmer, Senior Fellow in Health Policy, Nuffield Trust Professor Richard Parish, Executive Chair, National Centre for Rural Health and Care (at 10:45 AM) Dr Jill Hopkinson, Consultant to the Mission and Public Affairs Division of the Archbishops’ Council , Church of England Revd Elizabeth Clark, National Rural Officer for the Methodist and United Reformed Churches Revd Claire Maxim, CEO, Germinate: The Arthur Rank Centre
Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
16:15 Committee Room 4AForensic Science
(at 4:25 PM) Lord Justice Hughes His Honour Judge Wall QC Sir Brian Leveson, President of the Queen's Bench Division and Head of Criminal Justice
SLSC Sub-Committee B
15:45 Committee Room 3APrivate Meeting
Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Public Bill Committee
Fisheries Bill
09:25 Committee Room 12Further to consider the Bill
14:00 Committee Room 12Further to consider the Bill
Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill
10:00 Committee Room 11Further to consider the Bill
Select Committees
Environmental Audit Committee
14:15 Thatcher Room (PCH)Session with the Secretary of State for Defra
The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Exiting the European Union Committee
09:15 Boothroyd Room (PCH)The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal
Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
14:15 Boothroyd Room (PCH)High streets and town centres in 2030
The Rt Hon Mel Stride MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, and Mike Williams, Director of Business and International Tax, HM Treasury.
Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact
09:50 Committee Room 5Review on Assessing DFID's results in improving Maternal Health
Dr Alison Evans, Chief Commissioner, Emma Back, Team Leader, Independent Commission for Aid Impact, Richard Clarke, Director General for Policy, Research and Humanitarian, and Will Niblett, Head of Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights Team, Department for International Development.
Treasury Committee
14:15 Boothroyd Room (PCH)High streets and town centres in 2030
The Rt Hon Mel Stride MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, and Mike Williams, Director of Business and International Tax, HM Treasury.
Women and Equalities Committee
09:50 Committee Room 16The use of non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases
Joeli Brearley, Founder, Pregnant Then Screwed, Rosalind Bragg, Director, Maternity Action, Séamus Dooley, Assistant General Secretary, National Union of Journalists, and Emma Webster, Joint CEO, Your Employment Settlement Service.
14:30 Grimond Room (PCH)The use of non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases
Peter Rukin, Partner, Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP (via videolink)
Work and Pensions Committee
09:30 Thatcher Room (PCH)Introductory session with the new Secretary of State
Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.
Delegated Legislation Committees
Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee
14:30 Committee Room 10To consider the draft Blood Safety and Quality (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee
14:30 Committee Room 9To consider the draft Humane Trapping Standards Regulations 2019
Seventh Delegated Legislation Committee
14:30 Committee Room 11To consider the draft Aviation Safety (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee
14:30 Committee Room 14To consider the draft Payment Accounts (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Third Delegated Legislation Committee
08:55 Committee Room 9To consider the draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, the draft Quality and Safety of Organs Intended for Transplantation (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and the draft Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
Lords Committees
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee
10:30 Committee Room 2Private Meeting
EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee
10:00 Committee Room 4APrivate Meeting
International Relations Committee
10:40 Committee Room 4The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and nuclear disarmament
(at 10:40 AM) Ms Sarah Price, Acting Director for Defence and International Security, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (at 11:40 AM) Ms Shatabhisha Shetty, Deputy Director, European Leadership Network Mr Paul Ingram, Executive Director, BASIC
Thursday, 20 December 2018
Delegated Legislation Committees
Ninth Delegated Legislation Committee
11:30 Committee Room 9To consider the draft Social Security (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 and the draft Social Security (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018