Culture, Media and Sport Committee

1 November 2006

Session 2005-06

Eighth oral evidence session

New media and the creative industries

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee announced in November 2005 an inquiry into the challenges and opportunities for the creative industries arising from the development of new media platforms.  For the purposes of the inquiry, the term “creative industries” includes music, visual broadcasts, sound broadcasts, film, graphic art, design, advertising, fashion and games software.

The Committee will hold its eighth oral evidence session at the House of Commons in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House on Tuesday 7 November  at 10.30am. 

The witnesses will be:

at 10.30am

UK Film Council
Mr Stewart Till CBE, Chairman
Mr John Woodward, Chief Executive

at approx 10.55am

British Board of Film Classification
Mr David Cooke, Director
Mr Peter Johnson, Head of Policy

at approx 11.15am

Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Mr Shaun Woodward MP, Parliamentary Under- Secretary of State
Department of Trade and Industry
Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MP, Minister of State for Industry and the Regions