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Digital Economy Bill [HL] (8 Feb 2010)

Digital Economy Bill [HL]

Business of the House — Timing of Debates (5 Feb 2010)

Moved By Baroness Royall of Blaisdon That leave be given to advance the Third Reading of the Bribery Bill [HL] and the Committee stage of the Digital Economy Bill [HL] from Tuesday 9 February to Monday 8 February. Motion agreed.

Terrorist Asset Freezing (Temporary Provisions) Bill — Announcement (5 Feb 2010)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: My Lords, with the leave of the House I will make a Business Statement about the Terrorist Asset Freezing (Temporary Provisions) Bill. On 27 January, the Supreme Court gave a judgment on the legality of the Orders in Council that the Treasury uses to freeze terrorist assets. Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled that it will not grant a stay of its 27 January judgment. The effect of these...

EU: UK Convergence Programme — Motion to Approve (4 Feb 2010)

Lord Myners:, we can help to maintain an appropriate and effective level of macroeconomic policy co-ordination in the European Union, contributing to stability and growth. A year ago, as the world economy faced crisis, the European Council agreed a European economic recovery plan, which rightly called for a fiscal stimulus from member states equivalent to around 1.5 per cent of GDP. The...

Economy: Enterprise and Innovation — Debate (4 Feb 2010)

Lord Davies of Abersoch: ...the same way that we have given focus to public sector procurement. A number of noble Lords have mentioned that we need an efficient public sector procurement. The public sector spends around £220 billion per year on goods and services. We are committed to seeing more SMEs bidding for and winning a fairer share of contracts. That is why we are working to implement the Glover report....

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (4 Feb 2010)

Michael Jack: ...Committee.May I also put it to the Secretary of State that in 2015, Britain may face a new waste mountain of FM radios? If the proposal goes through to turn off the FM signal and move solely to digital, very large numbers of perfectly serviceable radios with many years of life left will simply have to be thrown away. In the context of the Digital Economy Bill and work on this area, what...

Digital Economy Bill [HL]: Committee (6th Day) (3 Feb 2010)

Lord Davies of Oldham: ...with regard to broadcasting provision. Restricting the funding as the noble Lord suggests would be to restrict it to television news only. Of course, it is widely recognised-and this is why the Bill is called the Digital Economy Bill-that the future of digital Britain is very much online. The purpose of the clause is to provide for a convergence of news provision across as many platforms...

Digital Economy Bill [HL] (3 Feb 2010)

Digital Economy Bill [HL]

Digital Economy Bill [HL] (26 Jan 2010)

Digital Economy Bill [HL]

Digital Economy Bill [HL] (26 Jan 2010)

Lord Clement-Jones: ...We may need to have further debates on this clause at the Report stage, depending on the Government's approach. I appreciated the Minister's reference to Samuel Johnson. When a man is tired of the Digital Economy Bill he is tired of life. I am sure that this show will run and run. When I heard the comments of the noble Lords, Lord Puttnam and Lord Triesman, both of whom I respect...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Legislation (25 Jan 2010)

Lord Young of Norwood Green: The following Bills were introduced by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and its predecessors: 2004-05 Session Consumer Credit Bill Equality Bill. 2005-06 Session Companies Bill [HL]; Consumer Credit Bill; Equality Bill [HL]; Wireless Telegraphy [HL] (Consolidation Bill); and Work and Families Bill. 2006-07 Session Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Bill [HL]. 2007-08...

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.

Digital Economy Bill [HL] — Committee (4th Day) (continued) (20 Jan 2010)

Digital Economy Bill [HL] — Committee (4th Day) (continued)

Digital Economy Bill [HL]: Committee (4th Day) (20 Jan 2010)

the Earl of Erroll: This amendment illustrates why we should have started by looking at the whole issue of copyright in the digital age, rather than starting with an attack on people breaching copyright in the digital age. We have gone about things the wrong way round. Copyright is a complicated thing. I did not realise until a week ago that apparently, with regard to what the noble Lord, Lord Lucas, has just...

Digital Economy Bill [HL] (20 Jan 2010)

Digital Economy Bill [HL]

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

Tom Watson: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to enable specified institutions to make digital copies of cultural artefacts for archival purposes notwithstanding the existence of any intellectual property right; and for connected purposes. The transmission of our heritage has been revolutionised by the interconnected world of the internet. The greatest cultures of the world are being...

Digital Economy Bill [HL]: Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) (18 Jan 2010)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, I am proposing this amendment to Clause 7 to make a necessary change to the Bill, and it follows what my noble friend Lord Young has said on the previous amendment. New Section 124D as drafted has the effect of requiring Ofcom to have either approved or made by order a code covering the initial obligations code within six months of new Sections 124A and 124B coming into force. Those...

Digital Economy Bill [HL] (18 Jan 2010)

Digital Economy Bill [HL]

Digital Economy Bill [HL] (18 Jan 2010)

Digital Economy Bill [HL]

Video Recordings Bill: Second Reading (18 Jan 2010)

Lord Clement-Jones: My Lords, I thank the Minister for his comprehensive introduction of the Bill. We all have the same purpose today. As a result of the then Government failing to notify the European Commission of certain technical aspects-the classification and labelling requirements-of the Video Recordings Act 1984, we now know that the Act is void-I assume we can use that word-in respect of those technical...

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