Parliamentary business for the week beginning Monday 13 November 2017

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Monday 13 November 2017
3pmPublic Accounts
Subject: Emergency Services Network: progress review
Witness(es): Philip Rutnam, Permanent Secretary Stephen Webb, Senior Responsible Owner, Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme, Home Office
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
3.30pmPublic Accounts
Subject: Offender-monitoring tags
Witness(es): Adrian Scott, Senior Responsible Owner, Electronic Monitoring Programme , National Offender Management Service Richard Heaton, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice Michael Spurr, Chief Executive Officer of HM Prison and Probation Service
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
4pmCommunities and Local Government
Subject: Housing for older people
Witness(es): Sue Adams, Chief Executive, Care and Repair Andrew Gibson, Vice Chair, Habinteg Julia Park, Head of Housing Research, Levitt Bernstein Michael Voges, Executive Director, ARCO Paul Teverson, Director of Communications, McCarthy and Stone Graham King, Head of Integrated Commissioning, Sunderland City Council
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Subject: Community Transport
Witness(es): Martin Allen, Director, Bus and Coach Association Steven Salmon, Director of Policy Development, Confederation of Passenger Transport Bill Freeman, Chief Executive, Community Transport Association Frank Phillips, Chairman, Erewash Community Transport Ltd Anna Whitty MBE, Member of Steering Group, Mobility Matters
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Tuesday 14 November 2017
9.30amHome Affairs
Subject: Policing for the future
Witness(es): David Lloyd, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire, Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners Kathryn Holloway, Police and Crime Commissioner for Bedfordshire Sue Mountstevens, Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset Paddy Tipping, Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire Rt Hon Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
9.45amPublic Administration and Constitutional Affairs
Subject: The work of the UK Statistics Authority
Witness(es): Sir David Norgrove, Chair, UK Statistics Authority John Pullinger CB, National Statistician and Chief Executive, UK Statistics Authority Ed Humpherson, Director General for Regulation, UK Statistics Authority
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
9.45amScottish Affairs
Subject: Immigration and Scotland
Witness(es): Dr Eve Hepburn, Director, PolicyScribe Professor Christina Boswell, Professor of Politics, University of Edinburgh, and Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh Professor Rebecca Kay, Professor of Russian Gender Studies, University of Glasgow
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
10amScience and Technology
Subject: Algorithms in decision-making
Witness(es): Hetan Shah, Executive Director, Royal Statistical Society Professor Nick Jennings, Royal Academy of Engineering Dr Adrian Weller, Turing Fellow, Alan Turing Institute Professor Louise Amoore, Durham University Silkie Carlo, Senior Advocacy Officer, Liberty Dr Sandra Wachter, Lawyer and Researcher in Data Ethics, AI, and Robotics at the Oxford Internet Institute Dr Pavel Klimov, Chair of the Law Society’s Technology and the Law Group
Location: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
Subject: Household finances: income, saving and debt
Witness(es): Ashwin Kumar, Chief Economist, Joseph Rowntree Foundation Michael Johnson, Research Fellow, Centre for Policy Studies Torsten Bell, Director, Resolution Foundation
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
10amInternational Development
Subject: DFID's work on Bangladesh, Burma and the Rohingya crisis
Witness(es): David Mepham, UK Director, Human Rights Watch Champa Patel, Head of Asia Programme, Chatham House Mark Farmaner, Director, Burma Campaign UK Tun Khin, President, Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK Matthew Saltmarsh, Senior Communications Officer, UNHCR Daphne Jayasinghe, Senior Policy and Advocacy Adviser, International Rescue Committee Ian Mowatt, Regional Portfolio Manager, World Vision
Location: Room 5, Palace of Westminster
Subject: Accountability hearings
Witness(es): Anne Longfield OBE, The Children's Commissioner for England
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
10.30amDigital, Culture, Media and Sport
Subject: Sport Governance
Witness(es): Tracey Crouch MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Sport and Civil Society
Location: Room 18, Palace of Westminster
10.50amEnvironmental Audit
Subject: Ministry of Justice Environmental Sustainability Overview
Witness(es): Matthew Coats, Chief Operating Officer, MoJ Barry Hooper, Chief Commercial Officer, MoJ Carl von Reibnitz, Estates Directorate, MoJ Tim James, Property Director, HM Courts and Tribunals Service
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Subject: National Security Capability Review
Witness(es): Air Marshal Sir Baz North KCB OBE (Rtd), Former Deputy Commander-in-Chief Personnel, Air Command General Sir Richard Barrons KCB CBE (Rtd), Former Commander, Joint Forces Command Admiral Sir George Zambellas GCB DSC DL, Former First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff Sir Mark Lyall Grant KCMG, Former National Security Adviser
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
2pmBusiness, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Subject: Leaving the EU: implications for the automotive industry
Witness(es): Mike Hawes, Chief Executive, Society for Motor Manufacturers and Traders Patrick Keating, Government Affairs Manager, Honda Motor Europe Mark Wilson, Chief Financial Officer, Aston Martin Chris Saunders, Director of Group External Relations, GKN plc Dermot Sterne, Chief Executive, Applied Component Technologies
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
2.30pmBackbench Business
Subject: Proposals for backbench debates
Witness(es): Members of Parliament
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Subject: Nursing workforce
Witness(es): Lord (Phil) Willis of Knaresborough, member of the House of Lords Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS and Chair of the Shape of Caring Review Professor Brian Webster-Henderson, Chair, Council of Deans for Health Jackie Smith, Chief Executive and Registrar, Nursing and Midwifery Council Claire Johnston, Project Director, Capital Nurse, North Central London Avril Devaney, Director of Nursing, Therapies and Patient Partnership, Cheshire And Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Wednesday 15 November 2017
9.25amWork and Pensions
Subject: Pension freedom and choice
Witness(es): Nicola Parish, Executive Director of Frontline Regulation, The Pensions Regulator Christopher Woolard, Director of Strategy and Competition, Financial Conduct Authority Stephen Barclay MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury Guy Opperman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Pensions and Financial Inclusion, Department for Work and Pensions Charlotte Clark, Director, Private Pensions and Arm's Length Bodies, Department for Work and Pensions
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
9.30amNorthern Ireland Affairs
Subject: The land border between Northern Ireland and Ireland
Witness(es): The Hon Fabian Picardo MP, Chief Minister of Gibraltar The Hon Joseph John Garcia MP, Deputy Chief Minister of Gibraltar Michael Llamas QC, Attorney General of Gibraltar
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
9.30amEnvironment, Food and Rural Affairs
Subject: Fisheries
Witness(es): Bertie Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Fishermen’s Federation Mike Cohen, Chairman, The National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations Dr Bryce Beukers-Stewart, Lecturer, Environment Department, University of York
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
10amInternational Trade
Subject: Continuing application of EU trade agreements
Witness(es): Philippe De Baere, International Trade Lawyer,Van Bael & Bellis Andrew Hood, Barrister and EU Law Expert, Dechert Dr Michael Gasiorek, Economist, UK Trade Policy Observatory, University of Sussex.
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Subject: The UK's economic relationship with the European Union
Witness(es): Ian Howells, Senior Vice President, Honda Motor Europe Allie Renison, Head of Europe and Trade Policy, Institute of Directors Martin McTague, Policy Director, Federation of Small Businesses Nana Evans, Fashion Designer Neil Warwick, Partner, Square One Law Will Butler-Adams, Managing Director, Brompton Bicycle Ltd
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
10.15amDefence Sub-Committee
Subject: Defence in the Arctic
Witness(es): James Gray MP
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
10.15amWomen and Equalities
Subject: Women in the House of Commons
Witness(es): Rt Hon Ian Blackford MP, Leader, SNP Westminster Group Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, Labour Party Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Amanda Sater, Deputy Chairman, Conservative Party
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2.30pmPublic Accounts
Subject: Retaining and developing the teaching workforce
Witness(es): Professor Dame Alison Peacock, Chief Executive, Chartered College of Teaching Holly Hartley, Principal, Thistley Hough Academy Alan Henshall, Headteacher, Roundwood Park School Dr Patrick Roach, Deputy General Secretary, NASUWT Jonathan Slater, Permanent Secretary Paul Kett, Director General for Education Standards, Department for Education
Location: Room 16, Palace of Westminster
2.45pmForeign Affairs
Subject: FCO Budget and capacity, and Annual Report 2016-17
Witness(es): Sir Simon McDonald, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Andrew Sanderson, Finance Director, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Peter Jones, Chief Operating Officer, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Miranda Curtis, Lead Non Executive Director, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
2.45pmEnvironment, Food and Rural Affairs
Subject: Brexit: Trade in food
Witness(es): Siân Thomas, Communications Manager, Fresh Produce Consortium Raoul Curtis-Machin, Director of Horticulture, Horticultural Trades Association Nick Marston, Chairman, British Summer Fruits Sarah Mukherjee, Chief Executive, Crop Protection Association Dr Martin Grantley-Smith, Strategy Director Cereals & Oilseeds, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Michael Hambly, Chairman, NFU Crops Board
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
3.15pmHuman Rights
Subject: Freedom of Speech in Universities
Witness(es): Dr Joanna Williams, Senior Lecturer, Unit for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching, University of Kent Professor Dennis Hayes, Professor of Education, University of Derby Tom Slater, Deputy Editor, Spiked Professor Colin Riordan, President and Vice-Chancellor, Cardiff University
Location: Other
Thursday 16 November 2017
No business was announced for this day.
Friday 17 November 2017
The House of Commons was in recess. The House next sat on Saturday 18 November 2017.

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