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Science and technology news from UK Parliament.

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Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill set to become law
Bill completes passage through Parliament. Catch up
24 May 2024
JCNSS calls on Prime Minister to defend the UK’s democracy as snap election is called
The JCNSS is today publishing a letter to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak expressing a series of concerns regarding the threats and risks to our democracy before, during and after the UK's general election on 4 July.
24 May 2024
Media Bill completes Lords committee stage
Members discuss changes on local radio as line by line examination concludes. Catch up
23 May 2024
MPs to hold a debate on the impact of smartphones on social media and children
MPs to hold a debate on the impact of smartphones on social media and children
10 May 2024
Committee publishes Government response to Large Language Models report – more action needed on copyright and market competition
Baroness Stowell of Beeston, Chair of the Communications and Digital Committee, writes to Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP, Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology following the publication of the Government’s response to the Committee’s report ‘Large language models and generative AI’.
02 May 2024
Lords concludes detailed check of Data Protection and Digital Information Bill
Members discuss changes on computer records as line by line examination wraps up. Catch up
25 April 2024
Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill concludes parliamentary stages
Lords considers changes on Investigatory Powers Tribunal as bill set for Royal Assent. Catch up
24 April 2024
Engineering biology inquiry launched
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee launches an inquiry into engineering biology.
02 April 2024
Lords completes scrutiny of Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill
Members take chance to 'tidy-up' bill as Lords stages conclude. Catch up
27 March 2024
Astronomer Royal Lord Rees of Ludlow: Lord Speaker's Corner
Hear from the Astronomer Royal, Lord Rees of Ludlow, on topics from AI to bioethics, ending manned space flight and why we should focus on climate change instead of trying to live on Mars
26 March 2024
Data adequacy and its implications for the UK-EU relationship examined
Lords European Affairs Committee launch inquiry into data adequacy and its implications for UK-EU relations.
15 March 2024
JCNSS questions the Oversight Board for Meta, Ofcom, the Electoral Commission and other experts on ‘Defending Democracy’ as UK approaches General Election
JCNSS will open oral evidence in its inquiry into Defending Democracy to explore evolving threats to UK democracy and how these are being addressed
14 March 2024
SITC “bemused” by Government claims on lack of specialist laboratory capacity in UK
The Government has published its response to SITC’s January report on the life-and-limb saving potential of bacteriophages
14 March 2024
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