Lord Gilbert of Panteg

Conservative Peer

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 October 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, Industry and Regulators Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Fraud Act 2006 and Digital Fraud Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 31 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Draft Online Safety Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2021 to 30 May 2024)
  • Chair, Communications and Digital Committee ( 6 Nov 2017 to 19 Jan 2022)
  • Chair, Communications and Digital Committee ( 6 Nov 2017 to 19 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (13 Sep 2016 to 6 Nov 2017)

Recent appearances

  • Public Service Broadcasting: BBC Centenary - Motion to Take Note 3 Nov 2022

    I too congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Foster, on securing this debate. He is a passionate and truly expert advocate of public service broadcasting. It was a privilege to chair the Communications and Digital Committee, which produced a number of reports on the future of PSBs prior to the excellent report on BBC funding which my successor and noble friend Lady Stowell of Beeston has...
  • Freedom of Expression (Communications and Digital Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 27 Oct 2022

    I will be very brief. The internet, let us be clear, has given voice to many marginalised people and in so many ways has transformed our lives for the better. What we have seen today is a really serious and constructive debate about what we need to do to deal with the societal issues that have come with the digitalisation of the world that we live in. I thank all noble Lords who gave such...
  • Freedom of Expression (Communications and Digital Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 27 Oct 2022

    My Lords, I am pleased to introduce this debate on the report of the Communications and Digital Committee, Free for All? Freedom of Expression in the Digital Age. I am very grateful to our outstanding committee staff. Our clerk was Alasdair Love and our policy analyst was Theo Demolder. Rita Cohen once again provided them and us with invaluable support and Dr Ella McPherson provided expert...

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