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Social and Consumer Affairs (Sub-Committee G)

Press Notices



Date Inquiry Announcement
30 March 2010 Making it work: the European Social Fund LORDS EU COMMITTEE DISAGREES WITH GOVERNMENT POSITION THAT UK SHOULD STOP GETTING EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND MONEY
15 July 2009 EU Consumer Rights Directive: getting it right LORDS FEAR CONSUMERS MAY SUFFER UNDER NEW EU PROPOSALS
24 February 2009 Healthcare across EU borders CLEAR RULES FOR THE RIGHT TO HEALTHCARE ACROSS EU BORDERS ARE ESSENTIAL ACCORDING TO LORDS COMMITTEE
2 July 2008 Increasing the supply of donor organs within the European Union EU ORGAN DONATION DIRECTIVE MUST REFLECT CLINICAL NEED
18 December 2007 Timeshare Directive LORDS EU COMMITTEE CALLS FOR GREATER PROTECTION FOR CONSUMERS FROM ROGUE HOLIDAY CLUB TRADERS
4 July 2007 Proposal to Establish the European Institute of Technology LORDS EU COMMITTEE RAISE DOUBTS ABOUT WHETHER THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY WILL BE ABLE TO ATTRACT SUPPORT FROM BUSINESS
27 June 2007 European Union Labour Law UK SHOULD NOT SIGN UP TO NEW EURO LABOUR LAWS €“ LORDS EU COMMITTEE
24 April 2007 Improving the Mental Health of the Population: Can the European Union Help? USE DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION LEGISLATION TO PROTECT THOSE WITH MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS €“ LORDS COMMITTEE
17 April 2007 Proposal to establish the European Institute of Technology LORDS EU COMMITTEE RAISE CONCERNS OVER EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
28 February 2007 Cross Border Health Services in the European Union CLARITY NEEDED ON THE PROVISION OF CROSS BORDER HEALTH SERVICES IN THE EU €“ LORDS COMMITTEE
5 July 2006 Consumer Credit in the European Union: Harmonisation and Consumer Protection LORDS CRITICIZE EU PLANS FOR HARMONISING CONSUMER CREDIT LEGISLATION
2 February 2006 Paediatric Medicines 90% OF MEDICINES USED ON NEW BORN BABIES HAVE NOT BEEN PROPERLY TESTED
14 April 2005 Proposed EU Integrated Action Programme for Life-long Learning HOUSE OF LORDS COMMITTEE HIGHLIGHTS UK'S FOREIGN LANGUAGE-LEARNING FAILURE AS BARRIER TO SUCCESS
5 November 2004 PROPOSED EUROPEAN UNION INTEGRATED ACTION PROGRAMME FOR LIFE-LONG LEARNING LORDS COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE EU'S €13.62 BILLION EDUCATION PLANS FOR LIFE-LONG LEARNING
22 September 2004 Sexual Equality in Access to Goods and Services WOMEN DRIVERS SHOULDN'T PAY MORE FOR MOTOR INSURANCE FOR SAKE OF SEX EQUALITY, SAY LORDS
08 April 2004 Working Time Directive LORDS COMMITTEE REPORT SAYS THE UK SHOULD KEEP ITS CONTROVERSIAL WORKING TIME OPT OUT
08 April 2004 Working Time Directive LORDS COMMITTEE SAYS URGENT ACTION NEEDED OVER DOCTORS' WORKING HOURS TO PREVENT STAFFING CRISIS
01 April 2004 Equal Gender Access to Goods and Services COULD WOMEN AND MEN PAY EQUAL PRICES FOR THEIR CAR INSURANCE AND PENSIONS? LORDS INQUIRY ASKS
4 February 2004 European Union Working Time Directive LORDS COMMITTEE ASK: IS THE UK'S LONG HOURS WORK CULTURE WORKING? ARE DOCTORS WORKING WHILE THEY ARE ASLEEP?