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Lords Select Committee

The Communications and Digital Committee considers the media, digital and the creative industries

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Delay to Digital Markets Bill could stifle tech innovation, says Lords Committee Chair
The Digital Markets, Competition and Consumer Bill must be brought to Parliament ‘without delay’, says the Chair of the Lords Communications and Digital Committee.
11 May 2022
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Lords Committee welcomes CMA commitment to tackling digital competition
Chair of the Lords Communications and Digital Committee, welcomes a commitment by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to take more action on digital competition issues whilst they await further powers.
4 April 2022
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Government responds to Committee’s report on digital regulation
The Government agrees with the Communications and Digital Committee that more joined up working is needed between various agencies when it comes to regulating the digital space.
28 March 2022
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Committee launches new inquiry into BBC future funding
The Communications and Digital Committee launches its new inquiry into the future funding of the BBC.
10 February 2022
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Communications and Digital Committee publishes its follow-up report on digital regulation
The Communications and Digital Committee publishes its report Digital Regulation: joined-up and accountable. 
13 December 2021
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Communications and Digital Committee publishes report on Channel 4’s future
The Communications and Digital Committee publishes its report The future of Channel 4.
26 November 2021
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'Breaking News? The Future of UK Journalism' report debate
The House of Lords debates the Communications and Digital Committee's report on the future of journalism
13 October 2021
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New inquiry into digital regulation launched
The Communications and Digital Committee launches a new inquiry into digital regulation
7 September 2021
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Channel 4's future considered by new inquiry
The Communications and Digital Committee launches a new inquiry into the future of Channel 4 and its potential sell-off.
16 August 2021
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Communications and Digital Committee publishes report on freedom of expression online
Communications and Digital Committee report on freedom of expression online published.
22 July 2021
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Committee recommends further consideration of draft Online Safety Bill
The Communications and Digital Committee is concerned that pornography websites which do not allow users to share content are not covered by the government’s draft Online Safety Bill.
25 May 2021
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Fix “dysfunctional” online ads market, Lords Committee report says
Report on the future of journalism published.
27 November 2020
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Freedom of expression online – new inquiry launch
Communications and Digital Committee launch inquiry into freedom of expression online
16 November 2020
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PM pressed to address “inflexible” levy to boost creative industry apprenticeships
Committee writes to the Prime Minister on the Apprenticeship Levy
5 October 2020
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ITV news boss faces Peers' questions on regional journalism
Communications and Digital Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 21 July at 3.00pm
16 July 2020
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Lords question Media Minister, BBC and ITN bosses on the future of journalism
Communications and Digital Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 14 July at 3.30pm
13 July 2020
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Facebook and Google respond to Lords on online advertising and news
Responses from Facebook and Google to Committee published
6 July 2020
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Committee writes to platforms on balance of power with news publishers
Committee's letter to Facebook and Google published
26 June 2020
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Lords investigate the balance of power between publishers and platforms
Communications and Digital Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 23 June at 3.30pm
22 June 2020
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Magazines and broadcast journalists discuss the future of journalism
Communications and Digital Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 16 June at 3.00pm
15 June 2020
Total results 126 (page 1 of 7)