Select Committee on Public Administration Fifth Report


NameEstablished TerminatedTerms of reference Date and Subject of any Reports Membership
DCMS Advisory Group on Active Community Involvement 21 Jul 1999Not yet established To act as a channel for external advice and expertise to DCMS. Provides a forum to explore the potential for DCMS and its sponsored bodies to work in partnership with others to build on its current contribution to the Active Community Initiative. None as yet12 members:

  Local authorities

  National Trust, Prince's Trust

  Voluntary Arts Network

  Media Trust, Sport England

  Church Urban Fund

  National Association of Community Voluntary Service


  National Lotteries Charity Board

  National Council for Voluntary Organisations

  Community Service Volunteers

Audio Visual Industries Training Group Sep 1999Feb 2001 To investigate and report on the current and future skills required in the audio-visual industries and to recommend the training and education needed to develop these skills, so that the UK can compete effectively in the world media market place. Census of Employment in Audio Visual Industries in May 2000 - results to be published Roger Laughton (Chair; School of Media and Communications, University of Bournemouth)

23 members:

Private (broadcasting) sector

Creative Industries Task Force Jul 1997Not known To promote awareness of the creative industries, to investigate issues impacting on their success and make recommendations to government and others. Creative Industries Mapping Document - Nov 1998

Creative Industries - Exports: Our Hidden Potential - Nov 1999

Creative Industries: Television Exports - Dec 1999

Creative Industries: The Regional Dimension - Mar 2000

Creative Industries: Internet Inquiry - Mar 2000

Creative Industries: Your Creative Futures - Apr 2000

Creative Industries: Intellectual Property Rights - Apr 2000

A Ministerial Creative Industries Strategy group has been established to take forward the work initiated by the Task Force. Private sector personnel may attend these meetings at the invitation of the Chairman where appropriate, but there is no fixed private sector membership.
DCMS Social Inclusion Advisory Group Nov 1999Nov 2000 To advise the Secretary of State on the proposals of the DCMS Social Inclusion Action Plan; to represent the main partners to whom DCMS would be looking to deliver the proposals of the Action Plan; and to produce a report to the Secretary of State on the Action Plan's implementation. Publication due Oct 2000 19 members:


  Local government

  Private sector

  Charity/voluntary sector

Music Industry Forum Jan 1998Not known To act as an informal channel of communication between the music industry and government. NoneMIF is no longer a fixed membership body. Ministers chair meetings, but those invited to attend are chosen on a meeting-by-meeting basis, based on the expertise they will bring to the subjects under discussion. Attendance lists are drawn up in consultation with the main music industry trade bodies and the Department's Music Industry Adviser.
Sir John Mortimer's Vacant Plinth Advisory Group Apr 19993 Jul 2000 To consider the future of the vacant plinth in London's Trafalgar Square, including proposals and submissions from the public on a fitting statue or work of art to be installed on it, and to make recommendations to the Culture Secretary. Report by Sir John Mortimer's advisory group on the future of the vacant plinth in Trafalgar Square - 3 Jul 2000 Sir John Mortimer (Chair; author and playwright)

6 members:


  Local councillor

  Director of National Gallery

  Architect and principal of Elsie Owusu Architects and art critic of The Times

Total 6

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