Social Media: Information Warfare

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 12th February 2019.

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Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 31 January to Written Question 908935 on Social Media: Information Warfare, which organisations from (a) the tech industry (b) civil society and (c) academia his Department has held discussions with on disinformation on social media.

Photo of Margot James Margot James The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Details of ministerial meetings are published as part of government transparency data. However, we do meet regularly with a range of stakeholders to discuss disinformation. Full details about such meetings, including minutes are kept confidential, to allow full and frank discussions between parties.

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