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Results 1–20 of 29 for brexit speaker:Lord Ashton of Hyde

Economy and Finance - Motion to Take Note (9 Jun 2016)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...and I think noble Lords know the results of the central scenario. Some people have derided this work, but the assumptions are clear and open and it is a genuine attempt to estimate the effects of Brexit. I do not see any comparable document from the other side. All the alternatives to membership that have significant access to the single market would require the UK to implement its rules,...

Brexit: Creative Industries - Question (27 Oct 2016)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...many meetings about the creative industries—and even if it was not for the cultural aspects, the fact that they are so important economically means that they are very much at the top table when Brexit is discussed. To show that in some way, the Secretary of State for DCMS is a member of the Cabinet’s economy and industrial strategy sub-committee, which met yesterday.

Brexit: Creative Industries - Motion to Take Note (19 Jan 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: My Lords, this has been a fascinating debate on important issues. It is also important for the kind of country that we want to be post Brexit. We therefore owe a debt of gratitude to the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones, for securing the debate. I am also grateful to all other noble Lords who have made thoughtful contributions about something we care about. This sector is important economically...

Brexit: Creative Industries - Motion to Take Note (19 Jan 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...control over funding and make regulatory decisions subject to Parliament. As I just said, the UK has a long history of partnerships and co-operation with other countries within and outside the EU. Brexit presents an opportunity to forge new partnerships. For example, the Culture Secretary recently led the largest ever UK culture and creative industries delegation to China, during which she...

Digital Economy Bill - Report (2nd Day) (20 Mar 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...Paper; we have promised to publish it in June and we are having round tables before that. As far as legislative time is concerned, I too heard the “Today” programme this morning. Of course, Brexit is going to take a lot of time, but there is still room for the domestic agenda. I think we can be certain that protecting women against violence, and other things like that, are going to be...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day) (29 Jun 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...and seizing the opportunities for every community in our country to benefit as we leave the European Union. It made it clear that this Government shall deliver the will of the British people with a Brexit deal that commands the greatest possible public support. It also outlined plans for a stronger, fairer Britain, through strengthening our economy, tackling injustice and promoting...

Data Ethics Commission - Question (10 Jul 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...has been discussed in many multinational organisations—including the EU, I completely agree. One point of the data protection Bill is to try to get equivalence in data flow across borders after Brexit, but the point that the noble Lord makes is right: it is not always easy but we have to lead the way to show that an ethical regime is the way forward.

Battle of Passchendaele - Motion to Take Note (19 Oct 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...Corps, comradeship, mental health, the meaning of memory, fake news, the nature of sacrifice, the role of animals, the debate over military tactics, links to the Europe of today and, inevitably, Brexit? Let me concentrate on what we have done to commemorate the third Battle of Ypres and how the First World War commemorations have extended across the country, with a little about 2018. As...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) (30 Oct 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...Stevenson, we have not forgotten the importance of a free flow of data. In fact, ensuring we maintain a free flow of data is our number one priority, and we want to achieve that from the moment of Brexit, not wait to become a third country and then start the application process for adequacy. I direct those remarks especially to the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones. That is why last year we...

Youth Orchestras - Question (7 Dec 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...should check with its insurance broker because I am not sure whether that is a critical factor for travelling orchestras. Much more important is the visa requirements that will be needed after Brexit, and we are working hard with the Home Office to ensure that they are acceptable. The other measure that we are taking is the orchestra tax relief, which allows orchestras to travel.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Data Protection: Northern Ireland (22 Dec 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: The Data Protection Bill, which includes the implementation of GDPR into UK law, will apply to Northern Ireland post Brexit. We have engaged with Northern Ireland Executive in the creation of the Bill.

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments (14 May 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...resources available to do her job properly. We understand the issues that that involves. We need the Information Commissioner to do a proper job and to be able to do so, not least because of the Brexit negotiations and the data adequacy requirements that we will want to continue for electronic commerce. I think I have dealt with the points raised and, on that basis, I thank noble Lords for...

Gambling: Fixed-odds Betting Terminals - Question (10 Jul 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...be involved because it is an affirmative procedure, will have to take place. That is not in the hands of DCMS but of the business managers, and there are severe pressures on SI business because of Brexit. When we have done that, there will be engagement with stakeholders and mitigation plans in relation to the employment that will be lost. Some of that is concurrent and some of it is...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: International Broadcasting (25 Jul 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: The government has been engaging extensively with the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA) and its members to discuss the impact of Brexit on international broadcasters based in the UK. Over the past year, DCMS has hosted a number of ministerial roundtables on the topic of Brexit, attended by the COBA members. Ministers and officials have also held regular bilateral meetings with...

Public Sector Television Content - Question (25 Oct 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: My Lords, I would like to say that it will have prominence, but obviously I cannot give a guarantee today. Brexit will involve a lot of legislation. The fact is, we understand the urgency, that the media landscape is changing and how technology is changing. The old linear EPG is not fit for purpose. It is not for me to say where it will fit in the legislative programme because that is not my...

Mobile Networks: Resilience - Question (11 Dec 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...which we will find out exactly what happened with the O2 outage and the emergency response, which worked well. I can assure my noble friend that we will continue with that, whatever happens with Brexit.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Mobile Phones: Fees and Charges (13 Dec 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: .... In the event of no deal, the government has published a technical notice on mobile roaming. This is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mobile-roaming-if -theres-no-brexit-deal/mobile-roaming-if-theres-no-brexit-de al

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Music (21 Dec 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...September 2018, to help businesses prepare for the key issues that were raised in these discussions, we published a technical notice entitled ‘Commercial road haulage in the EU if there’s no Brexit deal’.

Broadcasting (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve (6 Feb 2019)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...further broadcasters on a bilateral basis, because a lot of these discussions are commercially sensitive, depending on what they are going to do with their establishments to meet the problems of Brexit. I reiterate that this is an issue about Brexit, not about this SI, which is about the regulation—making sure that a regulatory system exists if we have no deal.

Mobile Roaming Charges - Statement (7 Feb 2019)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...environment in this country, unlike in some others, consumers have a choice. At the moment, as I said, those that cover 85% have said that, despite the changes that would happen in a no-deal Brexit, they have no plans to increase. They will accept the increased costs while they can.

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