Lords to debate Communications Committee report

25 July 2012

Members of  the House of Lords will debate the Communications Committee report on the Future of Investigative Journalism on Wednesday 25 July.

The report, published in February 2012, concluded that rapid change is creating profound economic, legal and regulatory challenges for investigative journalism and looked at how it may be conducted in the future.

The debate is expected to start at 12.00 pm in Grand Committee and will be webcast live at www.parliamentlive.tv. Speakers will include:

  • Lord Black of Brentwood  
  • Lord Stevenson of Balmacara  
  • Lord Stoneham of Droxford  
  • Lord Wills  
  • Baroness Deech  
  • Lord Inglewood  
  • Lord Macdonald of Tradeston  
  • The Bishop of Norwich  
  • Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve  
  • Lord Smith of Finsbury  
  • Lord St. John of Bletso
  • B Garden of Frognal (Minister)  

Find out more about the Report and watch the Committee Chairman Lord Inglewood talking about the inquiry.

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