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DCMS Committee to question Nadine Dorries on online safety and public service broadcasters

13 May 2022

In a wide-ranging session, MPs are expected to examine the Secretary of State’s priorities and strategic vision. The Government’s plans to ensure online safety, in the context of the current online and social media landscape, are expected to be examined. Also on the agenda is the future of public service broadcasters such as the BBC and Channel 4.

The Secretary of State may answer questions on the impact of Brexit and Covid-19 on the cultural sector. Sports policy, amidst allegations of racism in cricket and proposals for a football regulator, may also be discussed.

Witnesses

Thursday 19 May

At 10.00am

  • Sarah Healey, Permanent Secretary, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Susannah Storey, Director General for Digital and Media Policy, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Gemma Brough, Deputy Director, Public Bodies, Appointments, Honours & Awards, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

At 10.30am (approx.)

  • Rt Hon Nadine Dorries MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Sarah Healey, Permanent Secretary, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Further information

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