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 February 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
Baroness Grender Liberal Democrat
Lord Griffiths of Burry Port Labour
Lord Lipsey Labour
Lord McInnes of Kilwinning Conservative
Baroness Rebuck Labour
Lord Stevenson of Balmacara Labour
Lord Vaizey of Didcot Conservative
The Bishop of Worcester Bishops