Results 181–200 of 300 for digital economy act 2010

[Martin Caton in the Chair] — Intellectual Property (7 Feb 2012)

Mark Prisk: ...would be ignoring the coming and growing challenge to the nature of what we think is the right structure for IP. That does not mean that we need to acquiesce, but it does mean that we need to be proactive. On the broad context, the Government have made it very clear that growth is a priority. To achieve that, we need a robust and flexible intellectual property framework. As we have heard,...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Digital Economy Act 2010 (7 Feb 2012)

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what plans he has to implement sections nine to 17 of the Digital Economy Act 2010.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Houses of Parliament: Legislation (31 Jan 2012)

Lord McNally: ...legislation for which they are responsible has been commenced in full: the Scotland Office;the Wales Office;the Attorney General's Office; andForeign and Commonwealth Office. Cabinet Office Act Provisions not yet in force Charities Act 2006 Sections 48-66 Electoral Administration Act 2006 Sections 1(2), (5), 2(2), (4)-(9), (12), 3A 5(10), 7 Schedule 1 (paragraphs 75...

Local Government Finance Bill: Clause 1 — Local retention of non-domestic rates (18 Jan 2012)

Bob Neill: ...possible if it is considered on the Floor of the House, when every Member can participate, than if it is sent upstairs into Committee. Is there a precedent for that, however? Yes, as a matter of fact there is, and it was under the previous Government. Their Digital Economy Act 2010 had 50 clauses, three of which were taken on the Floor of the House. That did not happen in the early part of...

Business of the House (12 Jan 2012)

George Young: ...hon. Members some certainty about the House’s sittings: I have announced them up to October this year. By contrast, my predecessor gave the House two weeks’ notice of the Easter recess in March 2010. The House now has a degree of certainty about when we shall meet, and hon. Members can plan their work-life balance accordingly. On Parliament’s work programme, I hope that the hon. Lady...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Copyright: Electronic Publishing (10 Jan 2012)

Edward Davey: The Government remain committed to implementation of the online infringement of copyright provisions within the Digital Economy Act, 2010, which will benefit publishers and authors of e-Books as well as other producers of digital material. The Department is also working with industry to look at other ways in which sites dedicated to making copyright material available illegally can be made...

Illegal Music Downloading (13 Dec 2011)

Ed Vaizey: ..., Coldplay or similarly successful groups and artists, and do not earn a great deal of money. The more prevalent illegal downloading becomes, the less opportunity they have to earn a living. The Digital Economy Act 2010 was passed by the previous Government and this Government are in the process of implementing its procedures. Hon. Members will be aware that, in effect, this is the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Legislation (8 Dec 2011)

Baroness Rawlings: ...responsible. It indicates that half the Bills passed are now fully in force and half in part. Primary Legislation passed during the 2005-10 Parliament In force in full or in part? Gambling Act 2005 (c.19) In part London Olympic and Paralympic Games Act 2006 (c.12) In part (but the only provisions not in force have been rendered nugatory by subsequent legislation) National...

Music and the Economy (22 Nov 2011)

Ed Vaizey: ...ensuring that any measures that are appropriate to protect the music industry are in place. That will be part of the consultation. There are other things whose importance I want to highlight: the digital copyright exchange, which we are not forcing on the music industry—we hope that there will be a bottom-up approach, with Government help; the recent extension of copyright for...

Internet Regulation (Material Inciting Gang Violence) (8 Nov 2011)

Heidi Alexander: ...and serious youth violence. The police, via the courts and internet service providers, need to be given explicit power to get these videos taken down or to get access to them blocked. These videos act as a recruitment mechanism for gangs. I believe they lead to an increased number of young people in our cities who feel the need to carry a knife for protection and they terrify any ordinary...

Television Advertising: Communications Committee Report: Motion to Take Note (3 Nov 2011)

Lord Clement-Jones: ...late Earl of Onslow, who, if his health had permitted, would have taken over the chairmanship of the Communications Committee for this its first inquiry after the general election. I took over the acting chairmanship as a result. Despite ill health, as the House may imagine, he contributed intermittently but vigorously-sometimes even on the telephone. He was a considerable individual and...

Creative Industries — Debate (3 Nov 2011)

Baroness Rawlings: ...in the United Kingdom. As we heard, not since the debate on the same subject in June 2009, secured by the noble Lord, Lord Bragg, have we been able to debate at length the importance of their impact. In 2009, it was clear that there was a vast knowledge and commitment in your Lordships' House; today, it is evident once again that your Lordships are as passionate and committed as ever to...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Digital Economy Act 2010 (31 Oct 2011)

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport what statutory instruments he plans to lay before the House under the provisions of the Digital Economy Act 2010; and when he expects to lay each such instrument before the House.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Intellectual Property (31 Oct 2011)

Lord Clement-Jones: To ask Her Majesty's Government what legal advice the Intellectual Property Office has received, either before the passage of the Digital Economy Act 2010 or after, particularly with regard to the Twentieth Century Fox v British Telecom ruling, with respect to proposed commercial use of orphan works and extended collective licensing; and how these can be aligned with Article 1 of the First...

Internet (Governance) — [Mr Joe Benton in the Chair] (26 Oct 2011)

Eric Joyce: ...how the power of the internet can be harnessed to everyone’s benefit. In this place we tend to discuss technicalities. My right hon. Friend the Member for Cardiff South and Penarth mentioned the Digital Economy Act 2010 and relatively few hon. Members engaged with that, although more would do so now, since last year’s intake. The reason relatively few engaged with the issue was largely...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Protection of Freedoms Bill (Programme) (No. 3) (10 Oct 2011)

James Brokenshire: ...of the programme motion. As I said in my opening remarks, we judge it right that the programme motion should be drafted so as to allow this House to scrutinise the key provisions that are actually in the Bill. I appreciate that a number of hon. Members would have wished to amend the Bill to include various other provisions—in particular, given the level of support for new clause 1, the...

Scottish Parliament: Heritage (Digital Technology) (6 Oct 2011)

Fiona Hyslop: I am afraid that I will need to make progress. From next year, digital access to 3 million images of the kirk session records will be made more widely available by subscription through ScotlandsPeople. Some kirk session records go back to the reformation, but most of them date from the late 17th century. As well as the sometimes unhealthy concentration on the sexual misdemeanours of...

Scottish Parliament: Strategic Spending Review (21 Sep 2011)

John Swinney: ...’s draft budget for 2012-13 and our spending plans for the subsequent two years. The spending review falls at a defining moment. It is a moment that is uniquely challenging, with a fragile global economy and savage reductions in the real value of the Scottish budget. At the same time, however, it is a uniquely hopeful moment, in the optimism that exists in our country and the trust that...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Manpower (15 Sep 2011)

Ivan Lewis: ...working on policy on Lord Leveson's inquiry into the media; (2) how many full-time equivalent staff in each pay band in his Department were working for the Endowment Fund panel (a) on 1 December 2010 and (b) in the latest period for which figures are available; (3) how many full-time equivalent staff in each pay band in his Department are working on policy on matters within the order of...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Government’s Legislative Programme (7 Sep 2011)

Alex Salmond: ...today. Recent events in Europe and the United States have highlighted the fragility of the global recovery. Indeed, some even suggest that another cauld blast of recession threatens the world economy and certainly western economies. I believe that we can continue to grow, but the fact that the double dip is at the door is in part due to the mistakes of those who have choked recovery with...


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