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Inquiries - Culture, Media and Sport Committee

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  • Ticket abuse  Inquiry announced 15 November 2016

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

  • 'Fake news'  Inquiry announced 30 January 2017

    Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into online dissemination of stories with unclear source and accuracy

  • 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

  • Combatting Doping in Sport  Inquiry announced 04 September 2015

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

  • 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

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