Results 161–180 of 300 for digital economy act 2010

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Internet Safety for Children (5 Feb 2013)

Conall McDevitt: when they are in the online environment? We can support them by standing behind the legislation.  The statute book is not bare.  There is some legislation that is worth reflecting on.  The Digital Economy Act 2010 has provisions that allow websites to be closed down and injunctions to be brought.  The Communications Act 2003 makes it illegal for electronic communications networks...

Economy: Growth — Motion to Take Note (29 Jan 2013)

Lord Deighton: My Lords, as a newcomer to your Lordships' House, I feel an enormous responsibility in opening this debate on one of the most critical issues for our country: the challenges facing our economy. I value this opportunity to draw on the extensive experience of this Chamber. The trauma caused by the global financial crisis and the ensuing recession required urgent action. This Government...

High Carbon Investment (18 Dec 2012)

Caroline Lucas: ...gas held by companies listed in the City of London are what they termed “sub-prime” assets and pose a systemic risk to economic stability. It is that risk and what could be done to protect the economy that I want to speak about this evening. I apologise in advance for the technical nature of the debate, but I hope the Minister will agree with me that the subject is important. I want to...

Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: UK Cyber Security Strategy (3 Dec 2012)

Francis Maude: ...outlined how the internet has changed and shaped our lives. A year on from its publication, this transformation continues apace. The UK has been proclaimed as the “most internet-based major economy”, with one recent study stating that the UK’s internet-related market is now worth £82 billion a year and rising(1). The internet provides a rich and fertile basis for industry, and small...

Relationship, Drug and Alcohol Education (Curriculum): Clause 57 — Power to change exceptions: copyright and rights in performances (17 Oct 2012)

Matthew Hancock: ...Opposition Front Benchers’ support for the two Government amendments in this group. I want to reiterate the value of intellectual property, which is underpinned by our copyright regime, to the UK economy not only in the past but, I imagine, increasingly in the future. A strong IP regime is vital to the creative industries, in which we thrive and are hugely successfully. Ensuring that...

Scottish Parliament: Draft Budget 2013-14 (20 Sep 2012)

John Swinney: ...and the United Kingdom Government’s approach to the public finances. The settlement that we received in the UK spending review is the toughest since devolution. Over a four-year period between 2010-11 and 2014-15, the Scottish Government budget is being cut by more than 11 per cent in real terms and, within that, our capital budget is being reduced by a third. The position in 2013-14 is...

Scottish Parliament: National Planning Framework 3 (18 Sep 2012)

Derek Mackay: ...I want that future to be about ambition, opportunity and place. I said in March that I saw the key themes of NPF3 as being helping economic recovery and supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy. I remain of that view, but there are other broad objectives that must be remembered, which include creating jobs and supporting people; moving to zero waste and improving green...

Arts and Culture — Question for Short Debate (9 Jul 2012)

the Earl of Clancarty: ...for much of the arts and the cultural sector. The assessment of risk and more objective evaluation exercises are some of the strategies which have already been introduced into the arts, but-as the actress Julie Walters recently pointed out, as others have before her-failure and experimentation are part of the very nature of artistic practice, and we tamper with those aspects at our peril....

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Regulation (28 Jun 2012)

John Penrose: The following statutory instruments sponsored by the Department have been made between 1 February 2012 and 31 May 2012: The Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006 (Directions to OFCOM) Order 2012 The Local Digital Television Programme Services Order 2012 The Gambling (Operating Licence and Single-Machine Permit Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 The Royal Parks and Other Open Spaces (Amendment)...

Economy: Growth — Motion to Take Note (21 Jun 2012)

Lord Haskel: My Lords, I agree with the noble Baroness, Lady Kramer, and my noble friend Lady Liddell that Aung San Suu Kyi is a hard act to follow. However, I would like to speak about something that she may recognise: namely, confidence. The noble Lord, Lord Bates, spoke about this in his very interesting remarks. The Government have missed out as regards confidence as the threat of a double recession...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Registrar of the Public Lending Right (14 Jun 2012)

Dan Jarvis: ...and e-books must be addressed. Will the Minister therefore tell the House why he has not moved to implement the extension of the public lending right to e-books, as mandated in section 43 of the Digital Economy Act 2010?

Written Answers — House of Lords: Digital Economy Act 2010 (23 May 2012)

Lord Whitty: To ask her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the costs to universities, public libraries and wi-fi providers of implementing the provisions of the Digital Economy Act 2010. To ask her Majesty's Government what assessment has been made of the effects of the Digital Economy Act 2010 on the ability of public intermediaries to provide internet access to the public, with...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Broadcasting (15 May 2012)

Ed Vaizey: The Digital Economy Act 2010 gave Ofcom a new duty to report to the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport every three years on the state of the UK's communications infrastructure. The report considers the coverage, capacity and resilience of the main public networks and services available in the UK, which includes fixed line and mobile telephony, and broadband, digital...

European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 — Motion to Approve (25 Apr 2012)

Lord de Mauley: My Lords, I welcome this opportunity to debate the information that will be provided to the Commission this year under Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993. As in previous years, the Government reports to the Commission on the UK's economic and budgetary position in line with our commitments under the EU's stability and growth pact. The Government are to submit their...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Digital Economy Act 2010 (23 Apr 2012)

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 31 October 2011, Official Report, column 480W, on Digital Economy Act 2010, whether he has laid before the House the statutory instruments referred to.

Written Ministerial Statements — Justice: Community Sentences and Probation Consultation (27 Mar 2012)

Kenneth Clarke: ...recent improvements. Almost half of all adult offenders reoffend within a year of leaving custody. Reoffending of offenders sentenced to less than 12 months in prison is estimated to cost the economy up to £10 billion annually. Most seriously of all, left unchecked, these rates of repeat crime mean thousands of people are unnecessarily becoming victims. That is why the Government have...

Amendment of the Law (26 Mar 2012)

Harriet Harman: ...or any discussion at all. We certainly promoted the film industry. To return to the tax break for video games, we first proposed a tax break for the games industry, and we put it in our Budget in 2010, but what did the Tory Chancellor say in his very first Budget? He said: “we will not go ahead with the poorly targeted tax relief for the video games industry.”—[ Official Report, 22...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions (22 Mar 2012)

Therese Coffey: Now that BT has lost its challenge to the Digital Economy Act 2010, when will the Government publish the initial obligations code and statutory instrument?

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Music: Internet (8 Mar 2012)

Ed Vaizey: holding answer 7 March 2012 The Government are continuing to implement the online infringement of copyright provisions of the Digital Economy Act 2010. This will provide a route, for the first time, for rights holders to get their message about copyright infringement direct to millions of subscribers they identify as infringing their copyright. The letters sent will be informative rather...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Business: Government Assistance (5 Mar 2012)

Mark Prisk: ...1 March 2012 The following support schemes are operated by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS): Designing Demand (delivered by the Design Council rather than BIS) National Manufacturing Advisory Service Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative Business Angels Green Investment Bank Business Coaching for Growth Leadership and Management Advisory Service Employer...

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