Foreign Affairs Committee

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Global media freedom inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report published on Monday 9 September 2019. Awaiting Government Response.

Due to the general election on 12 December 2019 the Committee has now closed this inquiry. Following the dissolution of Parliament on 6 November, all Select Committees will cease to exist until after the general election. If an inquiry on this subject is held in the future, the Committee may refer to the evidence already gathered as part of this inquiry.

Report published


This inquiry examined the potential approaches, challenges and resources available to the FCO in the Foreign Secretary’s quest to strengthen global media freedom and combat disinformation.


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