Parliamentary Under-Secreatry of State for the Home Department, James Brokenshire, made a statement in the House of Commons on Thursday 3 February on the EU Directive on attacks against information systems
The Government have decided to opt in to the proposed EU Directive on attacks against information systems.
Watch and read the views expressed by MPs to the statement. Also find more information on some of the current parliamentary material available on the internet and cybercrime in the Topics section of the Parliament website.
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements usually relate to matters of policy or government actions.
At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.