Communications Select Committee

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The Communications Committee is a select committee of the House of Lords with the broad remit to "consider communications". In recent years, the Committee has held inquiries into the Chairmanship of the BBC, the focus and structure of Government communications with the public and the media, ownership of news media outlets, and the digital television and radio switchovers.[1]

Members[edit]

As of 22 August 2016, the membership of the committee is as follows:[2]

Member Party
Lord Best (Chairman) Crossbench
Lord Allen of Kensington Labour
Baroness Benjamin Liberal Democrats
Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury Liberal Democrats
Earl of Caithness Conservative
Bishop of Chelmsford Lords Spiritual
Lord Hart of Chilton Labour
Baroness Kidron Crossbench
Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall Labour
Baroness Quin Labour
Lord Sheikh Conservative
Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury Conservative

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