Democracy and Digital Technologies The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider democracy and digital technologies, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee:
That the Committee have power to appoint specialist advisers;
That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;
That the Committee have power to adjourn from place to place;
That the evidence taken by the Committee be published, if the Committee so wishes;
That the evidence taken by the Select Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies in the last session of Parliament be referred to the Committee;
That the Committee do report by 21 May 2020;
That the report of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House. The motion was agreed to.
The following Members spoke during this item of business.
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