Communications Committee - Second Report
Broadcast general election debates

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 8 April 2014.


Terms of Reference


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Review of broadcast Prime Ministerial debates in 2010

Chapter 3: Regulatory context

Chapter 4: Proposals for change

Chapter 5: Summary of recommendations

Appendix 1: Select Committee on Communications

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Appendix 3: Call for Evidence

Appendix 4: References

Appendix 5: Summary of the Broadcast General Election debates in 2010

Appendix 6: Prime Ministerial Debate—Key Principles agreed 21 December 2009

Appendix 7: Prime Ministerial Debates—Programme format agreed by all parties 1 March 2010

Appendix 8: Chancellors' Debate—Programme format

Evidence is published online at and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 5314)

References in footnotes to the Report are as follows:

Q refers to a question in oral evidence

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