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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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Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Report into allegations of racism
DCMS Committee Chair, Julian Knight, comments on the decision by the YCCC to publish further details of its investigations into allegations of racism at the club.
10 September 2021
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Former Love Island contestant and influencer Amy Hart to give evidence to MPs
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee hears from content creators in inquiry into Influencer Culture
10 September 2021
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DCMS Committee approves appointment of John Edwards as next Information Commissioner
Committee approves appointment of John Edwards as next Information Commissioner
10 September 2021
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DCMS Committee calls for Yorkshire County Cricket Club to publish report into allegations of racism
MPs call for Yorkshire County Cricket Club to publish report into allegations of racism
8 September 2021
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MPs question Government’s preferred candidate for Information Commissioner
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee questions John Edwards the Government’s preferred candidate for Information Commissioner
6 September 2021
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MPs to question organisers of Commonwealth Games, Festival UK* 2022, and Platinum Jubilee Pageant
The second session of the inquiry into major cultural and sporting events will hear from executives responsible for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, Festival UK 2022, and the Platinum Jubilee Pageant.
3 September 2021
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MPs call on the Government to launch a nationwide campaign to get children active again
Covid-19 pandemic left grassroots sport organisations in ‘precarious’ financial situation
29 July 2021
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MPs probe the Government’s approach to tackling harmful online content
The DCMS Sub-Committee on Online Harms and Disinformation launches a new inquiry
27 July 2021
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MPs examine competition process for next operator of National Lottery
Committee looks into the licencing competition process for the National Lottery
26 July 2021
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MPs to discuss plight of live events at Latitude Festival
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee  highlight the continued risk to the UK’s live events calendar
23 July 2021
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Sport allowed to ‘mark its own homework’ on reducing concussion risks
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee publish concussion in sport report
22 July 2021
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Chair comments on delay to appointment of Information Commissioner
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Chair Julian Knight issues response
19 July 2021
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MPs call for a ‘complete reset’ of music streaming to fairly reward performers and creators
Committee publishes report on Economics of music streaming.
15 July 2021
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FA pressed for answers on the Euro 2020 final security incident
DCMS Committee call on the FA to provide further detail on the safety and security measures taken at the Euro 2020
14 July 2021
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Experts to appear before MPs examining impact on popular culture
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee questions influencers on how they define the term and what power comes with the role
9 July 2021
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Value of UK’s hosting of major cultural and sporting events to be examined by MPs
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee examines benefits and challenges of hosting significant cultural and sporting events
2 July 2021
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Lord Frost to face questions on impact of UK-EU trade deal on creative industries
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee hears from Lord Frost
25 June 2021
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MPs to question senior executives on future of Channel 4
DCMS Committee questions Channel 4's Chief Executive on the broadcaster’s finances and actions taken to mitigate the impact of covid-19 on advertising revenues.
18 June 2021
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Government Response: The future of public service broadcasting
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee today publishes the Government response to its report on The future of public service broadcasting.
17 June 2021
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Chair statement on Lord Frost
Chair Julian Knight has issued this statement following the cancellation of an appearance by Cabinet Office Minister Lord Frost
10 June 2021
Total results 494 (page 2 of 25)