Lords debates Online Harms White Paper
1 May 2019
On Tuesday 30 April, members of the House of Lords debated the government's Online Harms White Paper.
Members taking part included the former chair of the Broadcasting Standards Commission and the managing director of online learning for TSL Education Ltd.
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- Lords Library Briefing - Regulating the Internet: Online Harms White Paper
- HM Government White Paper: Online Harms (PDF)
This was a general debate. During debates, members are able to put their experience to good use, discussing current issues and drawing the government's attention to concerns.
The debate was proposed by Lord Ashton of Hyde (Conservative), parliamentary under-secretary in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, who also responded on behalf of the government.
Members taking part included:
- Baroness Benjamin (Liberal Democrat), broadcaster and former content board member of Ofcom
- Baroness Howe of Idlicote (Crossbench), former chair of the Broadcasting Standards Commission
- Lord Knight of Weymouth (Labour), managing director of online learning for TSL Education Ltd
- Lord McNally (Liberal Democrat), treasurer of the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Internet, Communications and Technology
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