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The State Opening of Parliament 

The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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Press news from UK Parliament.

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The future of news inquiry launched
Communications and Digital Committee launch call for evidence for inquiry into the future of news
17 January 2024
Committee Corridor podcast: The impact of declining local journalism
How do we hold local Government and public services to account for the decisions that affect our everyday lives without local media? And what does it mean for our understanding of institutions like the courts if we don't engage with coverage? 
30 June 2023
Sustainability of local journalism: CMS Committee publishes Government response
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee has published the Government response to its report on the sustainability of local journalism
17 May 2023
More support needed to halt damaging decline of local journalism, DCMS Committee warns
More support needed to halt damaging decline of local journalism, DCMS Committee warns
25 January 2023
Procedure Committee to hear from journalists for inquiry on correcting the record
MPs will hear from journalists with experience of reporting from the Parliamentary Press Gallery
21 November 2022
BBC, Meta, and Google questioned on their impact on local journalism
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee investigate the impact that the rise of social media has had on local journalism
27 June 2022
Committee examines whether current local journalism business models are sustainable
Due to other Parliamentary business, the session on sustainability of local journalism will not now take place today as scheduled. 
15 June 2022
Media reporting of women in Parliament: Editor of Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday Editor writes to Committee Chair
Edward Verity also committed to appear before the Committee to give further evidence
26 May 2022
MPs hold first session examining sustainability of local journalism
The session will explore the challenges faced by local news organisations and how they should be supported.
13 May 2022
Tech minister questioned on influencer regulation
Chris Philp, Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy, will face questions on how the government plans to regulate and protect influencers
28 January 2022
Lords debates freedom of speech
Members consider role of public, private and civil society sectors. Catch up
13 December 2021
'Breaking News? The Future of UK Journalism' report debate
The House of Lords debates the Communications and Digital Committee's report on the future of journalism
13 October 2021
Communications and Digital Committee publishes report on freedom of expression online
Communications and Digital Committee report on freedom of expression online published.
22 July 2021
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