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Online Harms Legislation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:32 am on 13th February 2020.

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Photo of Thangam Debbonaire Thangam Debbonaire Opposition Whip (Commons) 10:32 am, 13th February 2020

I wondered if it would be me or Jim Shannon, Mr Speaker.

Will the Minister take the opportunity of the regrettable delay in bringing forward draft legislation to consider adopting a rebuttable principle that anything deemed illegal offline, whether the sale of guns, child pornography or whatever, should be similarly illegal online? Will he consider that principle in the legislation?