Results 121–140 of 300 for digital economy act 2010

Serious Crime Bill [HL] — Committee (2nd Day) (8 Jul 2014)

Lord Taylor of Holbeach: ...provides the focus for our national response to combating cybercriminals. It is using its increased operational resources to arrest those responsible and to prevent and otherwise disrupt their activities. The National Cyber Crime Unit is also investing in state-of-the-art equipment and specialist expertise, keeping pace with the criminals who threaten the public. It also uses the NCA’s...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Copyright: Internet (24 Jun 2014)

Lord Birt: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect of the Digital Economy Act 2010 in reducing copyright theft via the internet.

Copyright (Public Administration) Regulations 2014 — Motion to Approve (14 May 2014)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: My Lords, I thank all those who have contributed to this short but important debate today, which goes to prove that this is an interesting area of activity. As the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones, said, it bears on one of our key industrial sectors, which we must be careful to ensure is given protection and support. In some of the earlier debates on these issues in other places, where perhaps...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: New Clause 1 — Future of intellectual property (12 Mar 2014)

Pete Wishart: .... That reinforces the point made by the hon. Member for Hove (Mike Weatherley), which is that we need a champion for IP in this House. We need to get this matter fixed properly. It is unsatisfactory that IP is placed in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills when all the other disciplines that IP is there to serve—the creative industries, music, film and television—are...

Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: Clause 27 - Repeal of power to make provision for blocking injunctions (11 Mar 2014)

Chi Onwurah: ...businesses work, and I was saying that protection of IP is not about protecting obsolete business models, but about protecting new and emerging business models from what is effectively criminal activity. As the Library briefing sets out, an industry survey, admittedly published in 2010, found that 29% of a sampled population of internet users were engaged in some form of unauthorised music...

Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: Schedule 8 - Regulation of the use of roads and railways (11 Mar 2014)

Chi Onwurah: ...’s intentions in that part. The amendments concern the Government’s power to introduce accessibility standards for rail vehicles, which was established by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 under the previous Conservative Government. Labour introduced the first set of rail vehicle accessibility regulations—known as RVARs—in 1998, which have subsequently been updated to reflect...

[Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Backbench business — NHS Patient Data (27 Feb 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...needed to protect and look after people. We recognise the valuable role that my hon. Friend has played in making and championing that point. The Secretary of State has challenged the NHS to go digital by 2018. That will help the sharing of patient records across the whole medial pathway. I echo and welcome the general point made by my hon. Friend the Member for Mid Norfolk on technology...

[Mr Joe Benton in the Chair] — Supporting the Creative Economy (13 Feb 2014)

Ed Vaizey: ...on Second Reading in the Commons, said that we would report our findings by the end of the year. We support industry initiatives to educate people about the complexities of copyright, and are in active discussions with the industry about how the Government can support more education initiatives. Perhaps that is the appropriate moment for me to pick up the point that the Select Committee...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Deregulation Bill (3 Feb 2014)

Mark Lazarowicz: ...of a Bill that, every now and then, seeks to remove the regulatory burdens that can build up. One of the criticisms of this Bill is that many of the proposed measures are so minimal in their impact that one wonders why they could not have been brought forward years ago. I find it hard to believe that it has taken the great minds of the Department almost four years under a Conservative...

Public Bill Committee: Intellectual Property Bill [Lords]: Clause 21 - Reporting duty (28 Jan 2014)

Iain Wright: I give way to a fantastic former BIS Minister. He knows about the Digital Economy Act 2010, so he might be able to shed some light on the subject.

Intellectual Property Bill [Lords] (20 Jan 2014)

Helen Goodman: ..., Innovation and Skills and for Culture, Media and Sport. As the hon. Member for Burnley (Gordon Birtwistle) has said, protecting intellectual property is essential in the modern, knowledge-based economy. It is particularly important in the creative industries, which support 1.5 million jobs and produce about £36 billion-worth of output. The hon. Member for Perth and North Perthshire...

25th Anniversary of the World Wide Web — Motion to Take Note (16 Jan 2014)

Lord Clement-Jones: My Lords, I, too, congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Lane-Fox, not only on opening this debate in such an inspiring way but on so successfully carrying out her role as the Government’s UK digital champion. The use of the internet in the UK climbs inexorably. We celebrated the universality of the web at the Olympic opening ceremony with Sir Tim Berners-Lee tweeting, “This is for...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Broadcasting: Digital Radio (16 Dec 2013)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...our cultural and media landscape - over 90% of the population consumes over a billion hours of radio a week. The previous Government set the objective of a consumer-led transition from analogue to digital in its “Digital Britain” White Paper, and lay the foundations for that switchover with the Digital Economy Act. However, it was made clear that final decisions for a switchover would...

Written Ministerial Statements — Culture Media and Sport: Digital Radio (16 Dec 2013)

Ed Vaizey: ...our cultural and media landscape—over 90% of the population consumes over a billion hours of radio a week. The previous Government set the objective of a consumer-led transition from analogue to digital in its “Digital Britain” White Paper, and lay the foundations for that switchover with the Digital Economy Act. However, it was made clear that final decisions for a switchover would...

Economy: Broadcast Media — Motion to Take Note (28 Nov 2013)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...with a broad choice of content, including sports coverage, which made up 11 of the 15 most watched programmes in 2012. My noble friend Lord Addington rightly referred to that in terms of the impact that it should have, and I hope will have, on the health of our nation. That content also includes arts and culture programmes such as the BBC’s “Imagine” strand, digital radio stations...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (25 Nov 2013)

Stephen Farry: ...careers provision.  The review will take into account the recommendations of the Employment and Learning Committee inquiry report. I cannot overstate the importance to the transformation of our economy of effectively investing in our people and developing their skills.  Therefore, I believe that good careers policy and delivery structures should be considered a foundation stone of a...

Tackling Corporate Tax Avoidance: EAC Report — Motion to Take Note (30 Oct 2013)

Lord Newby: My Lords, it is a great pleasure to respond to this debate. I start by thanking the committee for its work and for the characteristically thoughtful way in which the noble Lord, Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market, introduced the debate. I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Leigh of Hurley, on his maiden speech. I hope that his understanding of the advantage of brevity does not diminish with the...

Scottish Parliament: Draft Budget 2014-15 (11 Sep 2013)

John Swinney: ...1.35 billion. Together with the other elements of our programme, we will secure total investment of more than £8 billion in Scotland’s infrastructure over the next two years. The budget takes action to boost employment, create economic opportunities and enhance business confidence. Our plans are supported by the unique opportunities that will be presented next year, when Scotland will...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Regulation (2 Sep 2013)

Helen Grant: ...in force to the provisions contained within them but there is no central record of what provisions may have been modified and this information could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. 2010 Apportionment of Money in the National Lottery Distribution Fund Order 2010 Audiovisual Media Services (Codification) Regulations 2010 Audiovisual Media Services (Product Placement) Regulations...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Regulation (18 Jul 2013)

Hugh Robertson: ...in force to the provisions contained within them but there is no central record of what provisions may have been modified and this information could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. 2010 Apportionment of Money in the National Lottery Distribution Fund Order 2010 Audiovisual Media Services (Codification) Regulations 2010 Audiovisual Media Services (Product Placement) Regulations...


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