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Members of the Digital Democracy Commission

The core members of the Commission are listed below.


There are also a number of Digital Champions outside of the core membership. The champions range from experts and public figures to individuals who are passionate about the need to reinvigorate democracy through digital media.

Image: Parliamentary copyright/ Jessica Taylor

Cristina Leston-Bandeira

Dr Cristina Leston-Bandeira is a senior lecturer in politics at the University of Hull; her recent work focuses on public engagement, parliamentary reform and the impact of the internet on parliament

Emma Mulqueeny

Emma Mulqueeny is the founder of Rewired State and Young Rewired State: Coding a better country

Femi Oyeniran

Femi Oyeniran is a London-based actor/filmmaker who has starred in hit films including Kidulthood, Adulthood, 4,3,2,1 and Anuvahood

Helen Milner

Helen Milner is the Chief Executive of the Tinder Foundation

Meg Hillier MP

Meg Hillier is Labour MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch

Paul Kane

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Robert Halfon MP

Robert Halfon is Conservative MP for Harlow

Rt. Hon John Bercow MP

Rt. Hon John Bercow MP is Speaker of the House of Commons

Toni Pearce

Toni Pearce is President of the National Union of Students

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