COMMONS

One-off evidence sessions

One-off evidence sessions are held by the Committee if it wishes to explore a subject without undertaking an inquiry. They may include scrutiny of an issue of current public concern or be regular 'catch up' meetings with public bodies within the Committee's remit.

Pre-appointment hearing with the Government's preferred candidate for Chairman of the S4C Authority

24 May 2011

Final Report published on 26 May 2011
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Transcript of oral evidence (PDF)

Witness: Huw Jones, the preferred candidate

 

2018 World Cup Bid

Press Notice

Committee to publish final Report on Tuesday 5 July

10 May 2011

Transcript of oral evidence (PDF)

Written evidence:

Written evidence submitted by The Sunday Times (PDF) (PDF PDF 266 KB)

Letter from The Premier League (PDF)

Letter from Joseph S. Blatter, President of FIFA (PDF)

Statement from The Qatar 2022 Bid Committee (PDF)

Witnesses: Mike Lee OBE, strategist behind the winning 2022 Qatar bid, and Lord Triesman, former Chairman of the England 2018 World Cup Bid

 

The work of Ofcom

3 May 2011

Transcript of oral evidence (PDF)

Witnesses: Dr Colette Bowe, Chairman, and Ed Richards, Chief Executive, Ofcom

 

Responsibilities of DCMS

30 March 2011

Transcript of oral evidence (PDF)

Witnesses: Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State, and Jonathan Stephens, Permanent Secretary, Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

 

Follow-up to the Press standards, privacy and libel report

24 March 2011

Transcript of oral evidence (PDF)

Witness: John Yates QPM, Acting Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service

Written evidence:

Letter to the Chairman from John Yates, Acting Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (PDF) (PDF PDF 287 KB) [dated 11 May 2011].

Letter to the Chairman from John Yates, Acting Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (PDF) (PDF PDF 895 KB) [dated 13 April 2011].

Letter to the Chairman from Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions (PDF) (PDF PDF 72 KB) [dated 1 April 2011].

Letter to the Chairman from John Yates, Acting Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (PDF) (PDF PDF 2.04 MB) [dated 24 March 2011].

Letter to the Chairman from John Yates, Acting Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (PDF PDF 170 KB) [dated 14 March 2011].

 

Pre-appointment hearing with the Government's preferred candidate for Chairman of the BBC Trust

10 March 2011

Final Report published on 12 March 2011
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Transcript of oral evidence (PDF)

Witness: Lord Patten of Barnes