In the Eighth session of this inquiry, the Committee will be hearing from the BBC about their programming around elections and voter registration and also their duty to promote understanding of the UK political system, and from two market research consultancies about research they have conducted into the attitudes of non-voters towards politics and elections.
At 10.00 am:
· Sue Inglish, Head of Political Programmes, Analysis and Research, BBC
· Peter Knowles, Controller, BBC Parliament, BBC
At 10.30 am:
· Fran O’Leary, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Lodestone
· Damien Lyons Lowe, Chief Executive, Survation
Committee Membership is as follows: Mr Graham Allen (Chair) (Nottingham North), Mr Jeremy Browne (Taunton Deane), Mr Christopher Chope (Christchurch), Tracey Crouch (Chatham and Aylesford), Mark Durkan (Foyle), Paul Flynn (Newport West), Fabian Hamilton (Leeds North East), David Morris (Morecambe and Lunesdale), Robert Neill (Bromley and Chislehurst), Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd), Mr Andrew Turner (Isle of Wight)