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Listed Sporting Events — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] (11 Jul 2018)

Margot James: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Moon. I congratulate the hon. Member for Keighley (John Grogan) on securing the debate and his incredible expertise on the subject. I listened to his speech with great interest. It is a pleasure to talk about this subject on such a day, following England’s incredible win at the weekend, and we will all want to wish the team a lot...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Electronic Commerce: EU Law (11 Jul 2018)

Margot James: Government does not plan to publish proposals to monitor the eCommerce Directive.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Serco (11 Jul 2018)

Margot James: Since January 2011, details of central government contracts above the value of £10,000 are published on Contracts Finder. Contracts published prior to 26 February 2015 can be viewed at: https://data.gov.uk/data/contracts-finder-archive Those published after 26 February 2015 can be viewed at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Data Protection (11 Jul 2018)

Margot James: Organisations in the UK and those based outside the EU which are processing personal data of UK residents for the purposes of providing goods and services must comply with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. That includes ensuring that people understand what information about them is being processed and why, and respecting their rights to access and erase their data, where appropriate....

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Ticketmaster (10 Jul 2018)

Margot James: The Government takes both the protection of personal data and the right to privacy extremely seriously. The Data Protection Act 2018 makes our data protection laws fit for the digital age in which an ever increasing amount of data is being processed and empowers people to take control of their data. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued a statement on the Ticketmaster breach on...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Ticketmaster (10 Jul 2018)

Margot James: The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have been made aware of an issue concerning Ticketmaster and I can confirm that the Information Commissioner is making enquiries with the company. The ICO is looking at when the incident happened and when it was discovered as part of their work and this will inform whether it is dealt with under the 1998 or 2018 Data Protection Acts.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Advertising: Eating Disorders (10 Jul 2018)

Margot James: We recognise that the pressure on young people to achieve an idealised body image is a serious issue, with wide-reaching consequences for their mental and physical wellbeing. As set out in in the recently published Government response to the Internet Safety Strategy Green Paper, we are taking forward work on positive body image. This work will build on the commitments made in the Government...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: ICT and Television: Disability (10 Jul 2018)

Margot James: Our media should reflect the population as a whole. That is why the government has ensured that the BBC’s operating licence stipulates that it must reflect the UK population in its services and its output. The Communications Act 2003 also ensures that Ofcom has the power to promote equality of opportunity for disabled people in television and radio. Government strongly supports industry...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Data Protection: EU Law (9 Jul 2018)

Margot James: Ministers from DCMS and DExEU have held regular discussions about departmental policy priorities, including with respect to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as the UK leaves the EU. The EU and the UK both have an ambition to achieve high data protection standards globally. The UK demonstrated this commitment with the successful passage of the new Data Protection Act 2018, which...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Data Protection: EU Law (9 Jul 2018)

Margot James: Government takes the protection of personal data and the right to privacy extremely seriously, and we are determined to lead the way and set the gold standard for data protection. As part of our preparations, we have been working closely with the Information Commissioner’s Office and departments to support compliance preparations across government. Each department, as a data...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Social Media: Regulation (9 Jul 2018)

Margot James: We are aware of the measures brought in by the German Government. We will watch the outcomes of the implementation of this legislation closely, ahead of publication of a White Paper outlining Government's plans to bring in legislation covering the full range of online harms.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Social Media: Harassment (9 Jul 2018)

Margot James: Ministers and officials have regular meetings and discussions with social media companies on a range of issues including online abuse. Details of ministerial meetings are published quarterly on the Gov.uk website. The law does not differentiate between criminal offences committed on social media or anywhere else - it is the action that is illegal. What is illegal offline, is illegal online...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Internet: Harassment (9 Jul 2018)

Margot James: Ministers have regular meetings with Ministerial colleagues on a wide range of issues, including internet trolling. Details of ministerial meetings are published quarterly on the Gov.uk website. The protection of children and young people from online risks remains one of this Government's top priorities. As part of its work to make the UK the safest place in the world to be online, the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Internet: Harassment (9 Jul 2018)

Margot James: Ministers from DCMS have regular meetings with Ministerial colleagues on a wide range of issues, including internet trolling. Details of ministerial meetings are published quarterly on the Gov.uk website.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Local Government: Broadcasting (9 Jul 2018)

Margot James: The Government has no plans to review the BBC's commitment to fund and administer the Local Democracy Reporting scheme, which forms part of the BBC Royal Charter. The impact of the scheme may be considered by Dame Frances Cairncross as part of the review she is carrying out on behalf of the government into the sustainability of high-quality journalism in the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Broadcasting: Licensing (6 Jul 2018)

Margot James: We understand the importance of broadcast licensing arrangements for the sector. As set out by the Prime Minister’s Mansion House Speech, we are seeking to strike a bespoke deal with the EU which would allow for mutual recognition of cross-border broadcasting post EU Exit. However, the final outcome will depend on exit negotiations. Our negotiating teams will continue to work at pace to...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Aerials: Radiation (4 Jul 2018)

Margot James: Telecommunications systems should comply with guidelines laid down by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection, and certificates of International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection compliance are provided with all planning applications.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Aerials: Location (4 Jul 2018)

Margot James: The deployment of telecoms infrastructure is regulated through the planning laws. Planning is devolved in each nation.

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (3 Jul 2018)

Welsh Affairs: S4C review. 2:15 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Euryn Ogwen Williams, author of S4C review Huw Jones, Chair, S4C Authority Owen Evans, Chief Executive, S4C Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Mobile Phones: Children (3 Jul 2018)

Margot James: The protection of children and young people from online risks remains one of this Government's top priorities. As part of its work to make the UK the safest place in the world to be online, the Government published the Internet Safety Strategy Green Paper in October 2017 and published its consultation response in May this year. Many stakeholders highlighted screen time as a concern in their...


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