Parliamentary business for the week beginning Monday 28 October 2019

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Monday 28 October 2019
TimeBusiness
4pmHousing, Communities and Local Government
Subject: Work of the Secretary of State 2019
Witness(es): Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
4pmPublic Accounts
Subject: Food safety and standards
Witness(es): David Kennedy, Director General, Food, Farming and Biosecurity, Defra Emily Miles, Chief Executive, Food Standards Agency Steve Wearne, Director of Global Affairs, Food Standards Agency
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
4.05pmScience and Technology
Subject: Commercial Genomics
Witness(es): Carla Newell, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Risk Officer, Ancestry.com Avi Lasarow, Chief Executive Officer, DNAfit Kathy Hibbs, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, 23andMe
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
4.30pmTransport
Subject: Williams Rail Review
Witness(es): Keith Williams, independent Chair, Williams Rail Review Michael Clark, Head of Secretariat, Williams Rail Review
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Tuesday 29 October 2019
TimeBusiness
9.30amScience and Technology
Subject: Clinical trials transparency: follow-up
Witness(es): Professor Jane Eddleston, Joint Group Medical Director, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Professor Nigel Brunskill, Director of Research and Innovation, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Mark Cranmer, Director, Joint Research and Enterprise Services, St George’s, University of London and St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Professor Rupert Pearse, Clinical Director of Research and Development, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust Dr Síle Lane, Head of International Campaigns and Policy, Sense about Science Dr Martin O'Kane, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Head of Clinical Trials Unit Dr Fiona Godlee, Editor in Chief, British Medical Journal Juliet Tizzard, Director of Policy, Health Research Authority Professor Sir Terence Stephenson, Chair, Health Research Authority
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
10.15amEnvironmental Audit
Subject: Net zero government
Witness(es): Sam Ulyatt, Buildings Pillar Director, Crown Commercial Services Janet Young, Government Chief Property Officer, Office for Government Property Gareth Rhys Williams, Chief Commercial Officer, Government Commercial Function Rt Hon. Kwasi Kwarteng, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth Simon Hart, Minister for Implementation, Cabinet Office
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
1.30pmInternational Development
Subject: Selected humanitarian situations in Africa; and global education
Witness(es): Andrew Stephenson MP, Minister of State and Minister for Africa, Department for International Development Emma Spicer, Head of Education Policy Team Mary Hunt, Africa Regional Head, Department for International Development
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2pmDefence
Subject: Domestic Threat of Drones
Witness(es): Gavin Wishart, Chair, Association of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (ARPAS-UK) Tony Burnell, CEO, METIS Aerospace Ltd Paul Everitt, CEO, ADS Professor Iain Gray, Chair, Drone Industry Action Group Giles York, Chief Constable, Sussex Police
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
2.15pmEnvironmental Audit
Subject: One off session with the Secretary of State, Defra
Witness(es): Rt. Hon Theresa Villiers, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Tamara Finkelstein, Permanent Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sonia Phippard, Director General for Environment, Rural and Marine
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
2.30pmHealth and Social Care
Subject: Childhood obesity follow-up 2019
Witness(es): Professor Dame Sally Davies, Former Chief Medical Officer Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive, Public Health England Dr Alison Tedstone, Chief Nutritionist, Public Health England Caroline Cerney, Alliance Lead, Obesity Health Alliance Professor Susan Jebb, Professor of Diet and Population Health, University of Oxford Nigel Adams MP, Minister for Sport, Media and Creative Industries, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Jo Churchill MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health and Social Care Jenny Oldroyd, Deputy Director, Obesity, Food and Nutrition, Department of Health and Social Care Viscount Younger, Minister for Faith and Communities, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government Andrew McCully, Director General for Early Years and Schools, Department for Education
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
2.45pmForeign Affairs
Subject: The future of Britain’s diplomatic relationship with Europe: follow up
Witness(es): Raoul Ruparel, Former Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Europe Philip Rycroft CB, Former Permanent Secretary, Department for Exiting the EU Florian Eder, Brussels Playbook Editor, Politico Sir Oliver Robbins, Cabinet Office
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 30 October 2019
TimeBusiness
9.30amNorthern Ireland Affairs
Subject: Consultation on implementation of the Stormont House Agreement
Witness(es): Mark Lindsay, Chairman, Police Federation Northern Ireland Gareth Jenkins, Assistant Secretary, Police Federation Northern Ireland Raymond White, Chairman, Northern Ireland Retired Police Officers Association Chris Albiston, Member of the Executive Committee, Northern Ireland Retired Police Officers Association
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
9.50amWomen and Equalities
Subject: Prostitution
Witness(es): Professor Teela Sanders, Professor of Criminology, University of Leicester Lynette Woodrow, Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor for London South, Crown Prosecution Service Kate Garbers, Director, Unseen Professor Marianne Hester OBE, Chair in Gender, Violence & International Policy, University of Bristol (via video link)
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
10amBusiness, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Subject: The rolling out of smart meters follow-up
Witness(es): Mary Starks, Executive Director of Consumers and Markets, Ofgem Lord Duncan of Springbank, Minister for Climate Change, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Daron Walker, Senior Responsible Owner for Smart Metering Implementation Programme, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Richard McCarthy CBE, Chairman, Data Communications Company
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
10amExiting the European Union
Subject: The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal
Witness(es): Dr Jack Simson Caird, Senior Research Fellow, Bingham Centre Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law, Cambridge University Dr Anna Jerzewska, Independent Customs and Trade Consultant and Independent Advisor, UN International Trade Centre Raoul Ruparel, Former Adviser to the Prime Minister on Europe
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
2.15pmTreasury
Subject: Regional imbalances in the UK
Witness(es): Darren Morgan, Director of Economic Statistics Development, Office for National Statistics Rob Kent-Smith, Deputy Director of National Accounts Coordination, Office for National Statistics Ed Humpherson, Director General for Regulation, UK Statistics Authority
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2.40pmProcedure
Subject: Proxy voting: review of pilot arrangements
Witness(es): Luciana Berger MP Tulip Siddiq MP
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Thursday 31 October 2019
No business was announced for this day.
Friday 1 November 2019
The House of Commons was in recess. The House next sat on Saturday 02 November 2019.


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