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Results 1–20 of 3000 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Jeremy Wright

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (4 Nov 2019)

Jeremy Wright: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many parents who are students are eligible for 15 and not 30 free hours of childcare.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Government Departments: Digital Technology (24 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: I refer the Hon Member to the response to PQ 276284.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Food: Advertising (22 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: We want to reduce children’s exposure to advertising for products high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS), so have consulted on introducing a 9pm watershed on TV and similar protection online (including around on-demand services), as well as other possible options. Despite strict restrictions already being in place to prohibit HFSS product advertising around children’s programming, and similar...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Television: Licensing (22 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: The Government remains clear that residents of care homes may be eligible for an Accommodation for Residential Care (ARC) licence fee concession. Licences issued under this concession currently cost £7.50 per room, flat or bungalow, and the Government has no intention to change this. Guidance on the concession can be found on the TV Licensing website: https://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/faqs/FAQ78 .

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Cybercrime (22 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: We are working with industry to understand rollout plans for DNS over HTTPS, including intentions relating to the use of resolvers. We are working closely with the National Cyber Security Centre to ensure that cyber security implications are considered alongside privacy and safety implications of DNS over HTTPS and that solutions will not compromise the security of UK businesses and citizens...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Internet: Cryptography (22 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: We are aware of ongoing developments relating to the DNS and HTTPS protocol and are working with industry and other relevant stakeholders on them. Work to understand the potential implications on online safety and other government policies is ongoing and we are committed to ensure that online protections are maintained.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling: Video Games (22 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: Products, such as loot boxes, and other microtransactions in online games have to comply with consumer legislation which protects consumers of all ages from misleading and/or aggressive marketing. Consumers requiring advice should contact the Citizens Advice consumer service on 03454 04 05 06 (www.citizensadvice.org.uk/). Consumers living in Scotland should contact Advice Direct Scotland on...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Internet: Children (22 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: The Data Protection Act 2018 introduced a requirement on the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to produce a statutory code of practice on age-appropriate design. The code will provide guidance on the design standards that the providers of online services, which process personal data and are likely to be accessed by children, will be expected to meet. Earlier this year, the Information...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Television: Licensing (15 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: I made a statement to the House on 11 June 2019, and spoke on the matter at Oral Questions on 04 July 2019. The Government has expressed its disappointment with the BBC’s decision for taking the most narrowly focused review option. Since the BBC took its decision, I have met with the Chairman of the BBC Board and the Director-General of the BBC and I have asked them to do more to help the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Television: Licensing (4 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: The future of the over 75 licence fee concession is a matter for the BBC. Parliament transferred responsibility in passing the Digital Economy Act in 2017. On the specific issues of the well-being and isolation of the elderly, My Department work closely with the Department for Health and Social Care, and the Government is taking steps to address loneliness. These include appointing a minister...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Television: Licensing (3 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: Since the BBC took its decision, I have met with the Chairman of the BBC Board and the Director-General of the BBC and I have asked them to do more to help the most vulnerable groups affected by the decision.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Television: Licensing (2 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: Since the BBC took its decision, I have met with the Chairman of the BBC Board and the Director-General of the BBC and I have asked them to do more to help the most vulnerable groups affected by the decision.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Television: Licensing (2 Jul 2019)

Jeremy Wright: The future of the over 75 licence fee concession is the responsibility of the BBC. In the 2015 funding settlement, the Government and the BBC agreed that responsibility for the concession would transfer to the BBC in June 2020. However, the Government is disappointed with the BBC’s decision as it has been clear that it wants and expects the BBC to continue this concession. Since the BBC...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Television: Licensing (18 Jun 2019)

Jeremy Wright: I meet with the BBC regularly to discuss a range of issues, including the over 75 licence fee concession. The future of the age-related licence fee concession was entirely a matter for the BBC and it has decided to continue the concession only for those who are aged 75 and above and in receipt of Pension Credit from June 2020. I am disappointed with this decision and the Government expects...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Culture (4 Jun 2019)

Jeremy Wright: I have regular discussions with Cabinet colleagues on a range of issues including the soft power strategy. We have been consulting widely across our sectors to ensure the strategy reflects the breadth of our soft power assets.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Museums and Galleries: Marketing (4 Jun 2019)

Jeremy Wright: We will continue to support the work of UK museums and their international counterparts in promoting the free exchange of ideas, knowledge and an understanding of the world around us. It is important that we continue to support the museums, whilst also enhancing their ability to undertake further international trade and build related partnerships through their collections and commercial...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism: Historic Buildings (29 May 2019)

Jeremy Wright: In 2018 historic properties responded to a VisitEngland survey of visitor attractions in England, indicating that there were approximately 70m visits to historic properties in 2017. Of these, the most popular types of historic attractions were historic houses, making up 43% of all heritage visits. VisitBritain use historic houses in their promotional material to promote our heritage abroad...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism (29 May 2019)

Jeremy Wright: We are working with the tourism and hospitality sector to ensure it remains globally competitive. Whether the UK leaves with a deal or not, the UK and the EU have proposed reciprocal visa-free travel arrangements to enable UK and EU citizens to continue to travel freely for tourism in the future. The Government has also confirmed that EU nationals can continue to travel on a national ID...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Music: Licensed Premises (11 Apr 2019)

Jeremy Wright: Grassroots venues are an important part of our music ecosystem and the Hon member will be aware of the assistance the Government has already been able to give them in planning and licensing policy. We have also announced a £300 million rate relief fund that allows councils to provide support to businesses, like music venues, facing increased bills. We are exploring what more can be done.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Brexit (4 Mar 2019)

Jeremy Wright: I refer the Hon member to the answer given to PQ 218152 from 20th February.


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