Thursday, 31 January 2019
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport was asked—
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that company directors are held responsible for nuisance calls originating from their companies.
If he will make it his policy to maintain free TV licences for people over the age of 75 after the end of the current scheme in 2020.
What steps the Government are taking to ensure that social media platform providers identify and remove online hate speech.
What steps his Department is taking to support tourism throughout the UK.
What steps his Department is taking to encourage more international sport to be played in the UK.
What steps he is taking to improve broadband and mobile phone coverage in rural areas.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that the UK remains a world leader in the field of artificial intelligence.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on the provision of music education in schools.
What steps he is taking to increase the provision of audio description in television broadcasts for visually impaired people.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Attorney General was asked—
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Crown Prosecution Service in prosecuting money laundering.
What steps the Government are taking to protect soldiers and veterans from prosecution.
What recent discussions he has had with the CPS on improving prosecution rates for domestic abuse.
What recent discussions he has had with the CPS on improving prosecution rates for knife crime.
What steps the CPS is taking to improve prosecution rates for offences related to internet trolling.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the CPS in prosecuting offences under the Hunting Act 2004.
What recent assessment he has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on the priorities for his Office.
Whether he has had discussions with the Secretary of State for Justice on reforms to the oversight of solicitors.
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. During business questions the Leader of the House announced that the February recess would not go ahead, but she was not able to give us any details about...
Select Committee Statement
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Amanda Milling.)
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