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Communications and Digital Committee

Lords Select Committee

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

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Lawfare against journalists - Committee calls for action
The Communications and Digital Committee has written to the Lord Chancellor Alex Chalk MP setting out improvements that should be made to the Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation Bill to ensure it meets its objective.
14 May 2024
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Committee publishes Government response to Large Language Models report – more action needed on copyright and market competition
Baroness Stowell of Beeston, Chair of the Communications and Digital Committee, writes to Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP, Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology following the publication of the Government’s response to the Committee’s report ‘Large language models and generative AI’.
2 May 2024
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UK will miss AI goldrush unless Government adopts a more positive vision
The Communications and Digital Committee publishes its report Large language models and generative AI
2 February 2024
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The future of news inquiry launched
Communications and Digital Committee launch call for evidence for inquiry into the future of news
17 January 2024
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Digital divide will deepen without Government action: Committee criticise Government response
Communications and Digital Committee criticise Governments' response to Digital exclusion report
20 October 2023
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Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill should not be weakened say Lords Committee
Communications and Digital Committee write to PM emphasising importance of maintaining judicial review appeals standard in bill
18 October 2023
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Judicial review appeals standard on CMA decisions should not be watered down, says Lords Committee
The Communications and Digital Committee writes to Kemi Badenoch MP, Secretary of State for Business and Trade on the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill.
21 July 2023
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Communications Committee launches inquiry into large language models
The Communications and Digital Committee is launching an inquiry that will examine large language models and what needs to happen over the next 1–3 years to ensure the UK can respond to their opportunities and risks.
7 July 2023
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The Government has “no credible strategy” to tackle digital exclusion
The Communications and Digital Committee publishes its report Digital exclusion.
29 June 2023
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New Creative Industries Sector Vision takes up Lords Committee recommendations
Lords Committee welcome Government's adoption of several recommendations from 'At risk: our creative future report
14 June 2023
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Seeking views on the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill
The Communications and Digital Committee is looking into and seeking your views on the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill.
24 May 2023
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How do we solve digital exclusion in a cost of living crisis?
The Communications and Digital Committee is launching an inquiry into digital exclusion and the cost of living.
8 February 2023
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Lords Committee urges ministers to “change course” on social media regulation
The Committee writes to Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan to recommend changes to key clauses of the Online Safety Bill.
30 January 2023
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Lords Committee calls for action on SLAPPs
The Communications and Digital Committee writes to the Ministry of Justice, HM Treasury and DCMS.
26 January 2023
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Don’t let complacency jeopardise the creative industries
The Communications and Digital Committee publishes its report At risk: our creative future
17 January 2023
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Government and BBC respond to Committee’s report on BBC future funding
The Communications and Digital Committee publishes responses from the Government and BBC to its report 'Licence to change: BBC future funding’.
27 October 2022
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A creative future – inquiry launch
The Communications and Digital Committee is launching an inquiry into the future of the UK’s creative industries. The Committee invites written contributions by 2 September. 
28 July 2022
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Communications and Digital Committee publishes its report on BBC future funding
The Communications and Digital Committee publishes its report Licence to change: BBC future funding.
18 July 2022
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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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