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Bbc Charter

Volume 670: debated on Wednesday 2 March 2005

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My Lords, I beg to move the second Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper.

Moved, That a Select Committee be appointed to consider and report on the review of the BBC Charter;

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be named of the committee:
  • L. Armstrong of Ilminster,
  • B. Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury,
  • L. Fowler (Chairman),
  • B. Gibson of Market Rasen,
  • L. Holme of Cheltenham,
  • B. Howe of Idlicote,
  • L. Kalms,
  • L. King of Bridgwater,
  • Bp. Manchester,
  • L. Maxton,
  • L. Peston,
  • B. O'Neill of Bengarve;
That the committee have power to appoint specialist advisers;

That the committee have power to adjourn from place to place; That the minutes of evidence taken before the committee from time to time shall, if the committee think fit, be printed;

That the committee do meet on Tuesday, 8 March.—(The Chairman of Committees.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.