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Inquiries - Culture, Media and Sport Committee

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  • Dealing with complaints against the press  Inquiry announced 29 November 2016

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into IPSO's position since 2014 takeover from Press Complaints Commission

  • Impact of Brexit  Inquiry announced 16 September 2016

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into the implications of Brexit on tourism, creative industries and the digital single market

  • Sports stadia accessibility  Inquiry announced 20 May 2016

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into accessibility facilities at sports stadia

  • Channel 4 Annual Report 2015  Inquiry announced 06 June 2016

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into Channel 4's 2015 performance

  • Ticket abuse  Inquiry announced 15 November 2016

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into digital ticket harvesting effects on the entertainment industry

  • Ofcom Annual Report 2015-16  Inquiry announced 16 November 2016

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into the duties and work of Ofcom in 2015-16

  • The Governance of Football  Inquiry announced 04 October 2016

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into major failings of football governance in the UK and the need for reforms

  • Responsibilities of Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport  Inquiry announced 21 October 2016

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee one-off evidence session on departmental priorities in this Parliament

  • Blood doping in athletics   Inquiry announced 04 September 2015

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into the banned practicing of replacing blood for increased performance

  • The future of FIFA   Inquiry announced 14 September 2015

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into world cup allocation and corruption revelations

  • BBC Charter Review  Inquiry announced 22 July 2015

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into BBC's position and future beyond 2016

  • Establishing world-class connectivity throughout the UK  Inquiry announced 27 July 2015

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into Establishing world-class connectivity throughout the UK

  • Homophobia in Sport  Inquiry announced 05 April 2016

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into homophobic abuse in sport and openness in sport regarding sexuality

  • Information Commissioner pre-appointment hearing  Inquiry announced 27 April 2016

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into the Government's preferred candidate for the position of Information Commissioner

  • Cyber security: Protection of personal data online  Inquiry announced 03 November 2015

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into cyber security and the protection of personal data online

  • Countries of Culture  Inquiry announced 09 March 2016

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into the preservation and promotion of UK's cultural heritage

Select Committee Inquiries

Select Committees carry out inquiries on areas ranging from the work of government departments to economic affairs. The results of these inquiries are public and many require a response from the government.

How do House of Commons Select Committees work?

This short film explains the role and impact of select committees of the House of Commons, their membership, how they conduct inquiries, what it's like to be a witness and how you can get involved.

Stages of an inquiry

Most, but not all, Select Committee inquiries are conducted as follows:

  • Written evidence called for
  • Oral evidence sessions held
  • Report published
  • Response published

Not all inquiries result in a Report