||Terminated||Terms of reference
||Date and Subject of any Reports
|DCMS Advisory Group on Active Community Involvement
||21 Jul 1999||Not 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 yet||12 members:
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 1999||Feb 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)
Private (broadcasting) sector
|Creative Industries Task Force
||Jul 1997||Not 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 1999||Nov 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
|Music Industry Forum
||Jan 1998||Not known
||To act as an informal channel of communication between the music industry and government.
||None||MIF 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 1999||3 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)
Director of National Gallery
Architect and principal of Elsie Owusu Architects and art critic of The Times