Results 81–100 of 300 for digital economy act 2010

Scottish Parliament: Autumn Statement (30 Nov 2016)

Derek Mackay: ...take this opportunity to respond to the autumn statement that was delivered last week by the Chancellor of the Exchequer and to set out its implications for Scotland’s public finances and wider economy. The autumn statement and the accompanying analysis from the Office for Budget Responsibility starkly highlighted the detrimental impact of Brexit and the United Kingdom Government’s...

Digital Economy Bill: Code of practice: accessibility to on-demand audiovisual services for people with disabilities affecting hearing and/or sight (28 Nov 2016)

Eleanor Laing: With this it will be convenient to discuss the following: New clause 8—Responsibility for policy and funding of TV licence fee concessions— “After section 365(5) of the Communications Act 2003 insert— “(5A) It shall be the responsibility of the Secretary of State to— (a) specify the conditions under which concessions are entitled, and (b) provide the BBC with necessary funding to...

Digital Economy Bill: Age-verification regulator’s power to direct internet service providers to block access to material (28 Nov 2016)

Kevin Brennan: ...to discuss these Government new clauses, on the assumption that the House passes them tonight. We have argued repeatedly that the Bill should have prepared the UK for the challenges faced by the digital economy and, crucially, should have featured digital resilience as a key part of the provisions. The opportunities of the digital economy cannot be exploited unless we feel safe and secure...

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill: E-book lending (1 Nov 2016)

Kevin Brennan: ...new clause be read a Second time. This new clause would enable the consideration of public lending right for remote e-lending from libraries. That would be achieved by amending section 43(2) of the Digital Economy Act 2010, which sets remote loans outside the definition of lending under public lending right. I do not know whether the Minister, like me, is a bit of a dinosaur and prefers...

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill: Exercise of functions by the age-verification regulator (20 Oct 2016)

With this it will be convenient to discuss new clause 12—Code of practice by age verification regulator— ‘(1) The age verification regulator must issue a code of practice giving practical guidance as to the requirements of any provision under this Part of the Act. (2) The following persons must, in exercising their functions under this Part and in the design and delivery of their...

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill: Internet pornography: requirement to prevent access by persons under the age of 18 (20 Oct 2016)

...about the granting by a court of a blocking injunction in respect of a location on the internet which the court is satisfied has been, is being or is likely to be used for or in connection with an activity that is contravening, or has contravened, section 15(1) of this Act. (2) “Blocking injunction” means an injunction that requires an internet service provider to prevent its service...

Digital Economy Bill (13 Sep 2016)

Nigel Adams: ...this evening, to attend its exhibition on the 40th anniversary of punk rock music. This year’s “Global Music Report” by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry showed that digital music currently contributes 45% of recorded industry revenues and that it has overtaken physical market revenues this year for the first time. Given the increasing prevalence of digital...

Lobbying (Transparency) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (9 Sep 2016)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...However, it is not just the Conservative Party that sells access to its policymakers. The operations of lobbyists and public relations firms, which are intimately involved with each other, and the activities of party fundraising, have given the impression to a great many of our fellow citizens that, in this country, money buys political influence. That is deeply damaging to our democracy:...

Committee on the Equality Act 2010 and Disability Report - Motion to Take Note (6 Sep 2016)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: ...of a review centred on evidence that could be provided not just by those in this House, but by a wider community prepared to come in and share with us the experiences they have had of the Equality Act 2010. It is not just an ordinary review of another piece of legislation, but a real, living exercise in trying to understand the experiences people go through when they face disability, in a...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Digital Technology (6 Jul 2016)

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on implementation of the Digital Economy Act 2010.

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

Lord Ashton of Hyde: .... My noble friend is in America, working on addressing the threat of antimicrobial resistance, which is a key problem for the future that could kill 10 million people a year by 2050 if we fail to act. I am sure noble Lords will join me in wishing him well in that vital work. Turning to the discussion today, this Government are continuing to carry out a long-term plan to strengthen the...

Bus Services Bill [HL] - Second Reading (8 Jun 2016)

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton: ...is still much to be done if buses are to be fully inclusive to all disabled people, whatever their disability. This was encapsulated in evidence to the recent Lords Select Committee on the Equality Act 2010 and Disability, of which I was privileged to be a Member. Transport for All wrote: “While there are some examples where the Act has been useful in making the case for equality to...

Debate on the Address: The Economy and Work (26 May 2016)

Craig Tracey: ...you, Madam Deputy Speaker. Many of the measures in the Gracious Speech will bring benefits to North Warwickshire and Bedworth, but, in the short time available to me today, I wish to focus on the digital economy Bill. The Bill is vital, not just in my constituency, where there are large pockets of rural communities, but across the whole of the UK, if we are to maintain our position as...

Defending Public Services (23 May 2016)

Nick Herbert: ...be acceptable. We would then be in the position of trading without any such arrangements, at potentially enormous cost to our country. My right hon. Friend the Member for Wokingham spoke with characteristic passion about parliamentary democracy and described this place as a puppet Parliament. I note that none of the Bills in the Gracious Speech that are of interest to me and my...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) (19 May 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...for the UK, and they are in our plans for the next Session. Once changing relative wages and new jobs are taken into account, there is little evidence for the reduction in mid-level jobs. Since 2010, our economy has seen employment growth across nearly all the major occupational groups and the digital revolution has been an important driver. As the Prime Minister said in another place...

Debate on the Address: [1st Day] (18 May 2016)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...rights and ensured that our aid budget, correctly, went disproportionately to help them, and I thank her for that. I think that underneath it all, the right hon. Lady is a bit of a closet radical, actually—so we will talk later. After some research, I can exclusively reveal to the House the roots of her radicalism. Her constituency includes the town of Dorridge, and the waters of...

BBC - Statement (12 May 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...and accountable in its governance and regulation; makes support for the UK’s creative industries central to the BBC’s operations, while at the same time minimising any undue negative market impacts; increases the BBC’s efficiency and transparency; and supports the BBC with a modern, sustainable and fair system of funding. The BBC’s special public service ethos and funding model...

BBC (12 May 2016)

John Whittingdale: ...and accountable in its governance and regulation; makes support for the UK’s creative industries central to the BBC’s operations while at the same time minimising any undue negative market impacts; increases the BBC’s efficiency and transparency; and supports the BBC with a modern, sustainable and fair system of funding. The BBC’s special public service ethos and funding allow it...

[Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] — Engineering Skills: Design and Technology Education (15 Mar 2016)

Michelle Donelan: I thank my hon. Friend, who is right. I know at first hand the work that that company is doing in Wiltshire, especially in the area of apprenticeships, which is vital for our economy and for giving young people the opportunity to experience these industries from a younger age. We need to run more schemes like that. I believe that we need to go further and measure schools on destination...

Finance Bill: Second Reading (and remaining stages) (10 Nov 2015)

Baroness Kramer: My Lords, in 2010 the coalition Government came into being in the face of a financial crisis and succeeded over the next five years in stabilising the economy and the country’s finances—significantly reducing the structural deficit—but they did so on the basis that we were all in it together and that the greatest burden should fall on the broadest shoulders. In his opening speech a few...


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