The future operations of BBC Monitoring Contents

Formal Minutes

Tuesday 25 October 2016

Members present:

Crispin Blunt, in the Chair

Mr Mark Hendrick

Adam Holloway

Daniel Kawczynski

Nadhim Zahawi

Adam Holloway declared an interest as having been employed in the past on the BBC Panorama programme.

Draft Report (The future operations of BBC Monitoring), proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 39 read and agreed to.

Summary read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fifth Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chair make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That written evidence from the FCO and further written evidence from the BBC be reported to the House for publication on the internet.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No. 134.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 1 November at 2.15 pm

28 October 2016