Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Lessons from the First World War Centenary inquiry

Inquiry status: concluded

Report published 16 July 2019, Government response awaited.

Scope of the inquiry

The Lessons from the First World War Centenary inquiry will examine the impact of the commemorations that spanned four years, in particular the focus on arts and education initiatives over a more traditional approach that sought to connect a younger generation with the legacy of the War.

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Latest evidence

  • 26 Mar 2019 - Lessons from the First World War Centenary - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF360 KB) HC 2001 | Published 29 Mar 2019

    Evidence given by Matt Anderson, Deputy High Commissioner, Australian High Commission, London, Diane Lees CBE, Director-General, Imperial War Museum, Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor, University of Buckingham, and Jenny Waldman CBE, Director 14-18 NOW; Lord Ashton of Hyde, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Dr Andrew Murrisun MP, Prime Minister’s Special Representative for the Centenary Commemoration of the First World War, and Ros Kerslake, Chief Executive, National Lottery Heritage Fund (at 11.30am).

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