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Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Digital Heritage (20 Jan 2010)

Tom Watson: Thank you, Mr. Deputy Speaker. I am explaining the context in which I have produced my Bill, and I hope to bring myself back into order rapidly, with your guidance. The creative industries, like many Members, are concerned about some of the major measures in the Digital Economy Bill. My Bill might precede it, because, depending on when the House is dissolved for a general election, the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Digital Economy Bill [HL]:  Legislative Consent Motion (11 Jan 2010)

Nelson McCausland: I beg to move That this Assembly endorses the principle of the extension to Northern Ireland of the provisions of the Digital Economy Bill dealing with the classification of video games etc and public lending right. I remind Members of the Video Recordings Bill legislative consent motion, which they have just supported, because the two motions are closely related. I also express gratitude to...

Digital Economy Bill (13 Sep 2016)

Karen Bradley: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. We live in a digital economy. Almost £600 billion of online sales were made in the UK in 2014. That is the largest per capita online sales figure in the world, of all the major economies, at just over £1,500 per head. To put that figure in context, it is more than 50% higher than that of the United States, which is the next...

Business of the House: Digital Economy Bill [ Lords] (6 Apr 2010)

Adam Afriyie: ...times, as we shall not have much opportunity beyond today to examine the legislation. At the height of the dotcom boom, new Labour talked about modernising Government IT. They talked about the digital economy, but they were not digital natives, so they created an e-unit, an e-envoy and even an e-Minister. In fact, they slapped an "e" in front of anything that moved. While the pace of...

Bill Presented: Data Protection Bill [Lords] (5 Mar 2018)

Matthew Hancock: I absolutely do, and the Bill does bring forward the right to the protection of personal data, as I will set out. It is incredibly important to ensure that such rights keep pace with the sort of modern technologies that the hon. Lady—she is extremely well informed on these topics—refers to, such as the internet of things. The Bill will directly address the issue she raises by...

Investigatory Powers Bill: Persons who may apply for issue of warrant (7 Jun 2016)

Gavin Newlands: ...I do not have time. Plenty of other Members want to speak. You will pleased to hear, Mr Speaker, that I am nearing the end of my speech. [Hon. Members: “Hear, hear.”] Thank you. We live in a digital age. I therefore welcome the Government’s proposed digital economy Bill, and, indeed, the Chancellor’s commitment to match the Scottish Government’s commitment to...

Scottish Parliament: Digital Economy Bill (22 Feb 2017)

Kenneth Macintosh: The next i tem of business is consideration of legislative consent motion S5M-03925, in the name of Fergus Ewing, on the Digital Economy Bill. I call Fergus Ewing to move the motion. Motion moved, That the Parliament agrees that the relevant provisions of the Digital Economy Bill, introduced in the House of Commons on 5 July 2016, relating to the Scottish Ministers laying down fees and rules...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Digital Economy Bill 2016-17 (23 Feb 2017)

Ben Gummer: The draft Digital Government (Disclosure of Information) Regulations, available at ent_data/file/535311/2016-07-05_Digital_Government__Disclosu re_of_Information__draft_regs.pdf, give illustrative examples of the public service delivery purposes for which information may be disclosed. The draft Regulations include: i) supporting...

Petition - A509 Development Ashton Grove: EU Data Protection Rules (12 Dec 2016)

Matthew Hancock: I was about to come on to that issue, which was raised in the Digital Economy Bill Committee. The Bill includes important data-sharing arrangements, supported by the Labour Government in Wales, to improve public services and other things by ensuring that data are appropriately shared. Those sharing arrangements will still be protected by the data protection regime. The Bill is drafted...

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

Alan Mak: ...3 million, which is a huge achievement. In Havant the number of people on jobseeker’s allowance has more than halved since 2010. I welcome the Gracious Speech not only because it strengthens Britain’s economy today, but because it prepares our economy for tomorrow by equipping the country to lead in what is becoming known as the fourth industrial revolution, helping to create...

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill: Examination of Witnesses (11 Oct 2016)

Paul Nowak: It would tackle issues around, for example, employment status. We have this curious interface between the new, emerging digital economy and what I would characterise as some old-fashioned exploitative employment practices. It is great that we can all order new goods and services online via eBay, but often the person who delivers that package will be working so-called to an app...

Digital Economy Bill [HL] (26 Jan 2010)

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer: My Lords, I strongly support the amendment tabled by the noble Lord, Lord Whitty. He has eloquently explained it and asked the Minister why there is not due process in the case of the digital economy approach that this Bill sets out. Everything that the noble Lord, Lord Whitty, has said underlines the glaring omission from this Bill of any rights given to users of the digital economy-the...

Business of the House (25 Mar 2010)

Harriet Harman: I agree with the sentiments of my hon. Friend: obviously we want proper scrutiny when passing Bills that have a level of technical complexity, such as the Digital Economy Bill. However, I know that he will agree that it is very important that we have the right sort of regulation for an industry that is important not only to lobbyists, but to the music, film and other creative industries....

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Digital Broadcasting: Radio (22 Feb 2010)

Ben Bradshaw: My Department is in discussion with broadcasters from across the UK to consider the impact of digital radio switchover on local commercial radio stations. This will help inform what support, if any, is needed to aid the transition to digital, beyond those already set out in the draft Digital Economy Bill.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Digital Broadcasting: Radio (21 Jan 2010)

Alistair Carmichael: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment he has made of the likely effects of digital switchover under the provisions of the Digital Economy Bill on the ability of local commercial radio stations without a digital path to continue to broadcast on the analogue spectrum.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Digital Broadcasting: Radio (22 Feb 2010)

Ben Bradshaw: The Digital Britain White Paper stated the Government's policy that, following the digital radio switchover, the MW spectrum will be re-allocated for non-radio purposes and the FM spectrum will be retained for radio, specifically for small commercial and community radio stations. We have also made our position clear during the passage of the Digital Economy Bill.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Music (5 Mar 2010)

David Lammy: This Department conducted a review of copyright last year. The resulting strategy: 'Copyright-the way ahead: A Strategy for Copyright in the Digital Age' was published in October 2009. It can be found at: This covered copyright issues relating to a range of creative industries, including the music industry, and made a number of commitments which...

Video Games: Domestic Violence and Child Abuse - Question (6 Dec 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: I took the Digital Economy Bill through this House so I cannot agree with the first part of the noble Baroness’s question. These things that are beyond the pale in many ways were available on the internet before and have nothing to do with what is now the Digital Economy Act. We are looking at ways to make this country the best place to be safe online and we will continue to do that.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Telecommunications: Planning Permission (29 Nov 2016)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...the guidance for communications providers when placing site notices for pole installation. A summary of the latest Code of Practice review is included in the Impact Assessment for Clause 7 of the Digital Economy Bill and can be found at: ill-part-2-digital-infrastructure Broadband Planning Impact Assessment (PDF...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Digital Broadcasting: Northern Ireland (2 Mar 2010)

Ben Bradshaw: No specific assessment has been made of the impact of the radio provisions set out in the draft Digital Economy Bill on local commercial stations remaining on FM after the digital radio switchover. However, my Department is in regular dialogue with the industry with the specific purpose of ensuring that local radio can continue to thrive on FM after the digital radio switchover.

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