The Culture, Media and Sport Committee
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee is appointed by the House ofCommons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of theDepartment for Culture, Media and Sport and its associated public bodies.
Mr John Whittingdale MP (
Conservative, Maldon and East Chelmsford
)(Chairman)Mr Peter Ainsworth MP (
Conservative, East Surrey
)Janet Anderson MP (
Labour, Rossendale and Darwen
)Mr Philip Davies MP (
)Paul Farrelly MP (
)Mr Mike Hall MP (
Labour, Weaver Vale
)Alan Keen MP (
Labour, Feltham and Heston
)Rosemary McKenna MP (
Labour, Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
)Adam Price MP (Plaid
Cymru, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
)Mr Adrian Sanders MP (Liberal Democrat, Torbay)Mr Tom Watson MP (
Labour, West Bromwich East
)The following members were also members of the committee during the inquiry:Mr Nigel Evans MP (
Conservative, Ribble Valley
)Helen Southworth MP (
Labour, Warrington South
The committee is one of the departmental select committees, the powers ofwhich are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders, principally in SO No152. These are available on the Internet via www.parliament.uk.
The Reports and evidence of the Committee are published by The StationeryOffice by Order of the House. All publications of the Committee (including pressnotices) are on the Internet at www.parliament.uk/cmscom.
The current staff of the Committee are Tracey Garratty (Clerk), Arun Chopra(Second Clerk), Elizabeth Bradshaw (Inquiry Manager), Jackie Recardo (SeniorCommittee Assistant), Ronnie Jefferson (Committee Assistant), Keith Pryke(Office Support Assistant) and Laura Humble (Media Officer).
All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerks of the Culture, Media andSport Committee, House of Commons, 7 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. Thetelephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 6188; the Committee’s emailaddress is firstname.lastname@example.org