A Quiet Word:
Lobbying, Crony Capitalism
and Broken Politics in Britain

The Communications 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]
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December 2010

Regulation of Television Advertising

  • MS DINAH CAINE, Skillset, PROFESSOR SYLVIA HARVEY, Chair, Citizens' Coalition for Public Service Broadcasting gave evidence on 8 Dec. [8]
  • ED VAIZEY MP, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Culture, Media and Sport and EDWARD DAVEY MP, Minister for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills gave evidence on 8 Dec. [8]
  • MR MICK DESMOND, STV, MR BOBBY HAIN, Director of Broadcasting and Regulatory Affairs, STV gave evidence on 14 Dec. [9]

November 2010

Regulation of Television Advertising

  • MR MAGNUS BROOKE, ITV, MR ADAM CROZIER, Chief Executive, ITV, MS CAROLYN FAIRBAIRN, Director of Strategy and Development, ITV, MR ARCHIE NORMAN, Chairman, ITV and MS FRU HAZLITT, Managing Director of Commercial and Online, ITV gave evidence on 2 Nov. [3]
  • MR MARTIN HEATON COOPER, BSkyB gave evidence on 2 Nov. [3]
  • ANNE BULFORD, Channel 4, GILL PRITCHARD, Director of Strategy, Channel 4, MARTIN STOTT, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Channel Five, KELLY WILLIAMS, Director of Sales, Channel Five gave evidence on 9 Nov. [4]
  • ROBERT DITCHAM, CRR Adjudicator, JULIAN GREGORY, Consultant Legal Adviser to the CRR Adjudicator, RICHARD BAKER, Deputy CRR Adjudicator gave evidence on 16 Nov. [5]
  • BOB WOOTTON, ISBA, MICHAEL HUTCHINGS, Consulting Competition Lawyer to ISBA and MARY MCGOVERN, Media Manager, Procter and Gamble gave evidence on 16 Nov. [5]
  • MS KATE STROSS, Ofcom gave evidence on 23 Nov. [6]
  • MR STEVE WILLIAMS, Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, MR ANDY JONES, CEO, Universal McCann London gave evidence on 30 Nov. [7]
  • MR JOHN BILLETT, Advertising and Media Consultant, MR STEVE HEWLETT, Broadcaster and Media Commentator, MR RAY SNODDY, Media Commentator gave evidence on 30 Nov. [7]

October 2010

Regulation of Television Advertising

  • DIANA GUY, Competition Commission, DAVID SAUNDERS, Chief Executive, Competition Commission, BILL ROBERTS, Senior Business Adviser, Competition Commission, JULIET YOUNG, Director—Consumer Markets Group, Office of Fair Trading, HANNAH PRIEST, General Counsel's Office, Office of Fair Trading gave evidence on 26 Oct. [2]