Parliamentary business for the week beginning Monday 21 January 2019

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Monday 21 January 2019
4pmPublic Accounts
Subject: Bank of England’s central services
Witness(es): Joanna Place, Chief Operating Officer Bradley Fried, Chair of Court of Directors, Bank of England
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Tuesday 22 January 2019
9.45amScience and Technology
Subject: Japanese Knotweed in the built environment
Witness(es): Professor Max Wade, Technical Director (Ecology), AECOM Dr Daniel Jones, Managing Director, Advanced Invasives, and Honorary Researcher, Swansea University Sean Hathaway, Environment Officer, Swansea Council Ben Lindley, Sales and Marketing Director, Japanese Knotweed Ltd Dr Mark Diamond, Head of Ecology, Environment Agency John Baguley, Tangible Assets Valuation Director, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Matthew Jupp, Principal, Mortgages, UK Finance Stephen Hodgson, Chief Executive Officer, Property Care Association
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Subject: Independent Review of the Financial Ombudsman Service
Witness(es): Caroline Wayman, Chief Ombudsman and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Ombudsman Service Sir Nicholas Montagu KCB, Chairman, Financial Ombudsman Service
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
10amPublic Administration and Constitutional Affairs
Subject: Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Scrutiny 2017-18
Witness(es): Rob Behrens, Parliamentary & Health Service Ombudsman Amanda Campbell, Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Ombudsman, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
10.30amHome Affairs
Subject: English Channel migrant crossings
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
10.45amBusiness, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Subject: Corporate Governance: delivering on fair pay
Witness(es): Paul George, Executive Director, Corporate Governance and Reporting, Financial Reporting Council Janet Williamson, Senior Policy Officer, TUC Catherine Howarth, CEO, ShareAction Kelly Tolhurst, MP, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
2.30pmBackbench Business
Subject: Proposals for backbench debates
Witness(es): Members of Parliament
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
2.30pmHealth and Social Care
Subject: Suicide prevention: follow-up
Witness(es): Ruth Sutherland, Chief Executive, The Samaritans Dr Peter Aitken, Committee Member of the Liaison Faculty, The Royal College of Psychiatrists Councillor Richard Kemp, Deputy Chair, Community Wellbeing Board, Local Government Association Hamish Elvidge, Chair, Matthew Elvidge Foundation Professor Louis Appleby, Chair of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy Advisory Group Jackie Doyle-Price, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Mental Health, Inequalities and Suicide Prevention, Department for Health and Social Care Professor Tim Kendall, Mental Health National Clinical Director for NHS England and NHS Improvement on behalf of NHS England Professor John Newton, Director of Health Improvement on behalf of Public Health England
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Subject: Departmental priorities post-NATO summit
Witness(es): Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP, Secretary of State for Defence Lieutenant General Richard Nugee CVO CBE, Chief of Defence People Air Marshal Richard Knighton CB, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Financial and Military Capability) Angus Lapsley, Director General Strategy and International, Ministry of Defence
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Wednesday 23 January 2019
9.30amWork and Pensions
Subject: Pension auto-enrolment
Witness(es): Gregg McClymont, Director, Policy and External Affairs, The People’s Pension Adrian Boulding, Director of Policy, NOW: Pensions Zoe Alexander, Director of Strategy, NEST Emma Douglas, Head of DC, Legal & General Investment Management
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
9.30amEnvironment, Food and Rural Affairs
Subject: Brand Britain: Promoting and Marketing British food and drink
Witness(es): Jim Moseley, Chief Executive Officer, Assured Foods/ Red Tractor Ruth Edge, National Farmers Union Dominic Goudie, Policy Manager for Exports, Food and Drink Federation
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
9.30amNorthern Ireland Affairs
Subject: Implications of the EU Withdrawal Agreement and the backstop for Northern Ireland
Witness(es): Isabelle Van Damme, Counsel, Van Bael and Bellis Martin Howe QC, Chairman, Lawyers for Britain Sir Stephen Laws
Location: Room 18, Palace of Westminster
Subject: Active travel
Witness(es): Roger Geffen MBE, Policy Director, Cycling UK Joe Irvin, Chief Executive, Living Streets Rachel White, Senior Policy and Political Advisor, Sustrans
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
9.50amWomen and Equalities
Subject: The use of non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases
Witness(es): Kiran Daurka, Discrimination Law Association and Partner, Leigh Day Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws QC, Director, International Bar Association Human Rights Institute Jane Mann, Partner and Head of Employment Group, Fox Williams LLP Julie Morris, Employment Solicitor and Head of Personal Legal Services, Slater and Gordon
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
10amDraft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill
Subject: Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill
Witness(es): Professor Matthew Flinders, Director of the Sir Bernard Crick Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics, Sheffield University Becky Clark, Director, Cathedral and Church Buildings Division, Church of England
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
10amInternational Trade
Subject: UK investment policy
Witness(es): Dr Lukas Linsi, Political Economist, Amsterdam University Dr Richard Kneller, Professor of Economics, Nottingham University Courtney Fingar, Editor-In-Chief, fDi Magazine Dr Ilona Serwicka, UK Trade Policy Observatory Jonathan Athow, Deputy National Statistician and Director General, Economic Statistics, Office for National Statistics Dr Henry Loewendahl, Group CEO, WAVTEQ
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Subject: The work of the Attorney General
Witness(es): Rt Hon Geoffrey Cox QC, MP, Attorney General
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Subject: The work of the Prudential Regulation Authority
Witness(es): Sam Woods, Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority Sandra Boss, External Member, Prudential Regulation Committee David Rule, Executive Director, Insurance Supervision, Prudential Regulation Authority
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
2.30pmInternational Development
Subject: Humanitarian situation in Syria
Witness(es): Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP, Minister of State for International Development and Minister of State for the Middle East at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Charlotte Pierre, Deputy Director, Middle East and North Africa, Department for International Development Martin Longden, Head, Near East Department and UK Special Representative for Syria, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2.30pmPublic Accounts
Subject: Ofsted's inspection of schools
Witness(es): Amanda Spielman, HM Chief Inspector, Ofsted
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
2.45pmForeign Affairs
Subject: Global Britain: the future of UK sanctions policy
Witness(es): Tom Keatinge, Director, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, Royal United Services Institute Dr. Justine Walker, Head of Sanctions Policy, UK Finance
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
3.15pmHuman Rights
Subject: Human rights protections in international agreements
Witness(es): Dr Lorand Bartels, Reader in International Law and Fellow, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge Sam Fowles, Barrister, Cornerstone Chambers James Harrison, Associate Professor, University of Warwick Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and UN, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Location: Other
Thursday 24 January 2019
3pmWomen and Equalities
Subject: Abortion law in Northern Ireland
Witness(es): Dawn McAvoy, Co-founder, Both Lives Matter Sarah Haire, Stanton Healthcare Marian Woods, Life NI
Location: Other
7pmWomen and Equalities
Subject: Abortion law in Northern Ireland
Witness(es): Dr Goretti Horgan, Deputy Director, ARK Dr Fiona Bloomer, Reproductive Health Law and Policy Advisory Group Emma Campbell, Co-chair, Alliance for Choice Grainne Teggart, Campaign Manager for Northern Ireland, Amnesty International UK
Location: Other
Friday 25 January 2019
2pmWomen and Equalities
Subject: Abortion law in Northern Ireland
Witness(es): Amanda Patterson, Head of Criminal Policy Branch, Department of Justice Northern Ireland Alasdair McInnes, Family and Children's Policy Directorate, Northern Ireland Department of Health Dawn Purvis, former CEO, Marie Stopes Belfast Karen Murray, Director for Northern Ireland, Royal College of Midwives Christian Medical Fellowship
Location: Other

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