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Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Commons Select Committee

Welcome to the cross-party Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. It is our responsibility to scrutinise the work of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and its associated public bodies, including the BBC. We examine government policy, spending and administration on behalf of the electorate and the House of Commons. It is chaired by Julian Knight MP. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsDCMS

The Committee has also a Sub-Committee to inquire into Online Harms and Disinformation. Find out more about the DCMS Sub-Committee.

Committee news

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Committee to take evidence from gamers
Evidence session on Tuesday 5 March
5 March 2019
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What is ‘gaming disorder' and how should it be addressed? DCMS Committee asks experts
Evidence session on Wednesday 27 February
27 February 2019
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Committee launch inquiry into Lessons from the First World War Centenary
Inquiry launched on Tuesday 19 February 2019
19 February 2019
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Disinformation and ‘fake news': Final Report published
Report published 18 February
18 February 2019
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Disinformation and 'fake news' Final Report to be published
Report to be published on Monday 18 February
13 February 2019
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Committee examine ethical and practical challenges of immersive technologies
Committee hear from academics and researchers on UKs readiness to deal with addictive technologies
12 February 2019
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Committee chair responds to findings of Cairncross review
Statement released on 11 February 2018
11 February 2019
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Chair on DCMS announcements for Safer Internet Day
Statement released 5 February 2019
5 February 2019
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Committee publishes report on BBC's Response to equal pay report
Report published on 23 January 2019
23 January 2019
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Gamers: the House of Commons needs your views
Inquiry originally launched on 10 December 2018
22 January 2019
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Chair comments on the New York Times Facebook investigation
Statement released 19 December 2018
19 December 2018
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Temporary vacancy: Specialist Adviser - Immersive and addictive technologies inquiry
Deadline for applications is 11 January 2019
12 December 2018
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DCMS Committee launches new inquiry into the growth of ‘immersive and addictive technologies'
Inquiry launched on Monday 10 December 2018
10 December 2018
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Five Ministers to be questioned on cross-govt working on participation in culture and sports
Evidence session on 12 December 2018
6 December 2018
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DCMS Minister Margot James MP and CEO of Arts Council to be questioned on support for live music
Evidence session on 5 December 2018
5 December 2018
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Parliamentarians from across the world sign declaration on the ‘Principles of the Law Governing the Internet'
Declararion signed on 27 November 2018
27 November 2018
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Parliamentarians from across the world to question Richard Allan of Facebook, and the Information Commissioner at inaugural hearing of ‘international grand committee' on Disinformation and ‘fake news'
International grand committee meeting on 27 November 2018
23 November 2018
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Brazil, Singapore and Latvia join 5 other Parliaments in the call for Mark Zuckerberg to give evidence to ‘International Grand Committee' on Disinformation and ‘fake news'
Letter sent on Friday 16 November
19 November 2018
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Mark Zuckerberg ‘not able' to attend unprecedented international joint hearing in London
Letter published 13 November 2018
14 November 2018
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Committee to hear further evidence on the social impact of participation in culture and sport
Evidence session on 14 November
14 November 2018
Total results 504 (page 14 of 26)