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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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Chair comments on Online Harms legislation
Chair comments on Online Harms legislation
15 December 2020
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John Whittingdale faces questions on public service broadcasting’s future
MPs will question the Minister for Media and Data and former Secretary of State for DCMS in the final session of the inquiry into the future of public service broadcasting (PSB).
11 December 2020
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Chair comment on Facebook
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Chair Julian Knight issue comment on Facebook
8 December 2020
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Chair comments on Gambling Act Review
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Julian Knight has issued this comment in response to the Government’s Gambling Act Review
8 December 2020
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Chair comments on Ofcom ruling re ITV competitions’ breach
Chair comments on Ofcom ruling re ITV competitions’ breach
8 December 2020
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Singer-songwriter Nile Rodgers to give evidence to MPs on impact of music streaming
Songwriter and producer Nile Rodgers gives evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee on the impact of streaming
3 December 2020
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Chair comment on Premier League and EFL rescue package
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Chair Julian Knight MP comments
3 December 2020
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Statement from Chair Julian Knight: Economics of music streaming inquiry
The committee has released a statement after hearing that potential witnesses are reluctant to speak in public and fear action may be taken against them.
1 December 2020
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Academics questioned on effects of the loss of grassroots sport due to Covid-19
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee considers the immediate impacts as well as potential long-term impact of Covid-19
27 November 2020
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Chair responds to announcement on outdoor grassroots sports
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Chair responds to the Prime Minister's Covid-19 update
23 November 2020
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Committee to call in social media companies on COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Sub-committee on Online Harms and Disinformation examines COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
23 November 2020
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Radiohead and Elbow members to give evidence to MPs on the impact of streaming
Radiohead and Elbow members to give evidence to DCMS Committee on how music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music impact them as musicians
20 November 2020
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Premier League and EFL football chiefs put on notice to end ‘current fiasco’
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee publish correspondence to Premier League and EFL
20 November 2020
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Chair comments on announcement that Lord Dyson will lead investigation into BBC’s Princess Diana interview
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Chair Julian Knight responds to the announcement
18 November 2020
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Aacademics and industry voices questioned on broadcasting regulation and diversity in the TV industry 
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee examines the impact of streaming services and the obligations PSBs have to provide public benefit and serve diverse communities
13 November 2020
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Chair comments on today’s publication of EHRC report into BBC pay discrimination
Comments come in response to report published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission into pay discrimination against women at the BBC
12 November 2020
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What does community sport mean to you? Contribute to our inquiry
Contribute your views to the DCMS committee on what community sports means to you
12 November 2020
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DCMS Committee to examine the future of UK music festivals
Committee launch new inquiry on the future of UK music festivals
11 November 2020
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Premier League and EFL chiefs questiones over football rescue package negotiations
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee investigates the broader issues surrounding the sustainability of football at a more grassroots level
5 November 2020
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Amazon and YouTube to face Committee on future of broadcasting
Questions will focus on how public service broadcasting fits into the future media market, amidst on-demand streaming services
29 October 2020
Total results 468 (page 4 of 24)