Data Protection Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 5:45 pm on 14th May 2018.

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Photo of Lord Falconer of Thoroton Lord Falconer of Thoroton Labour 5:45 pm, 14th May 2018

The amendment includes the words,

“to investigate the dissemination of information and news, including false news stories”.

It would have said “fake news” but the draftspeople said that that would not be the right way to term it. Therefore, I think it covers the sorts of things that the noble Lord thinks it should, or am I wrong?