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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

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


  • 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

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


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

Wednesday 4 March, Committee Room 3

  • Sir Julian King, former EU Security Commissioner

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