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Lords Democracy and Digital Technology Committee to hold three days of evidence next week as it steps-up pace of inquiry


The House of Lords Democracy and Digital Technology Committee will next week step-up the pace of its inquiry with five evidence sessions over three days starting on Monday 2 March. 

The Committee will hear evidence on Estonia's digital literacy programmes as it works to ensure its citizens are educated to understand digital propaganda in its position as a near neighbour of Russia, from The Electoral Commission and Information Commissioner on the regulation of political campaigns and social media advertising and from a former EU Security Commissioner on the new battlefront online. 
 
The full details of the evidence sessions are:
 
Monday 2 March, Committee Room 4A
 
3pm

  • Siim Kumpas, Adviser to the Government, Office of Estonia

4pm

  • Roger Taylor, Chair of Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation
  • Oliver Buckley, Executive Head of Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

Tuesday 3 March, Committee Room 2
 
10:30am       

  • Louise Edwards, Director of Regulation
  • Craig Westwood, Director of Communications, Policy and Research

11:30am       

  • Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner
  • Steve Wood, Deputy Commissioner

Wednesday 4 March, Committee Room 3
 
3pm

  • Sir Julian King, former EU Security Commissioner
     

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