Joint Committee on Draft Communications Bill Report


ANNEX 1

Members, Advisers and Declared Interests

Members

        Baroness Cohen of Pimlico

        Lord Crickhowell

        Paul Farrelly MP

        John Grogan MP

        Nick Harvey MP

        Lord Hussey of North Bradley

        Andrew Lansley MP

        Lord McNally

        Anne Picking MP

        Lord Pilkington of Oxenford

        Lord Puttnam

        Brian White MP

Specialist Advisers

        Sir Bryan Carsberg

        Paula Carter

        Julian Dickens

        Professor Tom Gibbons

        Peter Kiddle

        Phil Kirby

Declaration of Interests

Members declared the following interests to be relevant to the Committee's remit:

BARONESS COHEN OF PIMLICO

Non-executive Director (paid), Informed Sources Ltd (until June)

BBC Governor 1994-99

Non-executive Director of the Defence Logistics Organisation, which among other things has responsibility for the MoD's share of the radio spectrum

LORD CRICKHOWELL

Council member of EURIM (see Brian White)

Former Chairman of HTV Group Ltd

PAUL FARRELLY MP

Member of NUJ

City editor The Observer 1997-2001, including two weeks after General Election

JOHN GROGAN MP

Active in All-Party Groups on media, cable and satellite, commercial public service broadcasting, BBC

NICK HARVEY MP

Nil

LORD HUSSEY OF NORTH BRADLEY

Chairman of Governors of BBC 1986-96

ANDREW LANSLEY MP

Consultant to the Newspaper Society on the Broadcasting Bill 1996, before entering the House


LORD MCNALLY

Member of Board of EURIM (see Brian White)

Employed by the public relations company Weber Shandwick as Vice Chairman in the Corporate Division. The company's clients include some with media interests; but Lord McNally is not currently working personally for any such clients, nor is Weber Shandwick advising any client in connection with the draft Communications Bill.

ANNE PICKING MP

Nil

LORD PILKINGTON OF OXENFORD

Chairman of Broadcasting Complaints Commission 1992-96

LORD PUTTNAM

Consultancy Agreements with DFES - (i) to provide consultancy to support and advise on the development of joint projects with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and others (2 January 2002 until 30 June 2002) (ii) to provide consultancy to support and advise on the development of curriculum online and a range of related activities for promoting e-learning and innovation (2 January 2002 until 30 June 2002)

Chair (paid), Spectrum Strategy Consultants. Spectrum have no relevant projects at present

Honorary member of BECTU

Director of Anglia Television Group 1982-99

BRIAN WHITE MP

Chair (unpaid) of EURIM, a non-profit making company interested in IT issues and providing briefings for MPs, MEPs, companies and civil servants on IT issues. Some members submitted evidence to the Committee.


 
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