Communications and Digital Committee


The Communications and Digital Committee is a select committee of the House of Lords with the broad remit to "consider communications". In recent years, the Committee has held inquiries into the Chairmanship of the BBC, the focus and structure of Government communications with the public and the media, ownership of news media outlets, and the digital television and radio switchovers.[1]


As of October 2021, the membership of the committee is as follows:[2]

Member Party
Lord Gilbert of Panteg (Chair) Conservative
Baroness Bull Crossbench
Baroness Buscombe Conservative
Viscount Colville of Culross Crossbench
Baroness Featherstone Liberal Democrat
Lord Foster of Bath Liberal Democrat
Lord Griffiths of Burry Port Labour
Lord Lipsey Labour
Baroness Rebuck Labour
Lord Stevenson of Balmacara  Labour
Baroness Stowell of Beeston Conservative
Lord Vaizey of Didcot Conservative
Bishop of Worcester Bishops


  1. ^ Communications Committee: Reports from previous sessions
  2. ^ "Communications Committee - membership". UK Parliament.