New Clause 3 - Priority illegal content: violence against women and girls

Online Safety Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:30 pm on 12th July 2022.

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“(1) For the purposes of this Act, any provision applied to priority illegal content should also be applied to any content which—

(a) constitutes,

(b) encourages, or

(c) promotes

(2) “Violence against women and girls” is defined by Article 3 of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (“the Istanbul Convention”).”—(Alex Davies-Jones.)

This new clause applies provisions to priority illegal content to content which constitutes, encourages or promotes violence against women and girls.

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Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.

Division number 35 Online Safety Bill — New Clause 3 - Priority illegal content: violence against women and girls

Aye: 226 MPs

No: 290 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 226, Noes 292.

Question accordingly negatived.