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11 July 2023 - Ofcom leadership - Oral evidence

Communications and Digital Committee
Ofcom leadership

Tuesday 11 July 2023

Start times: 2:00pm (private) 2:30pm (public)

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The role of Ofcom in a changing media landscape—Chief Executive and Chair give evidence

The Communications and Digital Committee takes evidence from Ofcom Chief Executive Dame Melanie Dawes and Chair Lord Michael Grade in a one-off scrutiny session.

Meeting details

At 2:30pm: Oral evidence
Work Ofcom leadership (Non-inquiry session)
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Board member at Ofcom

Possible areas for discussion

Possible areas for discussion with the witness panel include:

  • the impact of the reshuffle and Ofcom’s relationship with the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology, and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport;
  • the Draft Media Bill and implications for regulating public service broadcasters, alongside new duties on smart speakers;
  • the work of the BBC on serving all audiences;
  • accountability to Parliament around its new Online Safety Bill powers; and
  • topical questions on Online News Intermediaries, digital exclusion and mid-contract price rises.

Further information


Room 4, Palace of Westminster

How to attend