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| Lucy Powell |
|Born||Lucy Maria Powell|
10 October 1974
Manchester, Great Britain
|Alma mater||Oxford University/Somerville College, King's College London|
|Member of||Labour Friends of Israel|
Labour MP, frontbencher under Jeremy Corbyn and Keir Starmer. "Social media anti-vax misinformation is a matter of life or death"
Lucy Powell is a Labour MP and member of the shadow cabinet since 2015.
She wants government action against "deadly anti vaxxer conspiracy theories and disinformation on social media.
In March 2023, she announced a root and branch review of the BBC’s operations follow8ing the Gary Lineker controversy.
The members of the panel are:
- Steve Morrison, former Granada TV director of programmes and chief executive
- James Purnell, former BBC director of strategy and culture secretary under Labour
- June Sarpong, the BBC’s first director of creative diversity
- Lou Cordwell, chair of the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership
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