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Baroness Smith speaking in a busy House of Lords chamber
House of Lords Podcast: Women in Parliament, equality online, famous faces and tackling fraud
In this month’s House of Lords podcast we talk to Labour’s Baroness Smith of Basildon and Conservative peer Baroness Morgan of Cotes.
24 March 2022
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Government’s approach to personal health data sharing examined
Science and Technology Committee explores the right to privacy: digital data
18 March 2022
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Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill returns to the Lords
Bill granted Royal Assent. Catch up
10 February 2022
Tech minister questioned on influencer regulation
Chris Philp, Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy, will face questions on how the government plans to regulate and protect influencers
28 January 2022
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House of Lords Podcast: protecting children and the Union
We speak to Baroness Kidron about her work protecting children online and to Baroness Taylor of Bolton and Lord Dunlop about strengthening the Union.
28 January 2022
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MPs to compare UK and Australia online safety legislation
The Sub-Committee compares UK and Australia online safety legislation.
10 December 2021
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Petitions Committee hears from legal experts and social media companies
Petitions Committee hears from legal experts and social media companies about tackling online abuse.
18 November 2021
Cabling and wires
Telecommunications (Security) Bill completes passage through the Lords
Members consider Commons amendments including network diversification. Catch up
16 November 2021
Government urged to act on videos designed to trigger epileptic fits
DCMS Committee Chair has urged the government to seek a commitment from social media companies to clamp down on videos designed to trigger epileptic fits.
22 September 2021
MPs hold first session to scrutinise draft Online Safety Bill
Chair of the Lords’ Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee, will be questioned about the draft Online Safety Bill
22 September 2021
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New inquiry into digital regulation launched
The Communications and Digital Committee launches a new inquiry into digital regulation
07 September 2021
MPs probe the Government’s approach to tackling harmful online content
The DCMS Sub-Committee on Online Harms and Disinformation launches a new inquiry
27 July 2021
Comment: Science and Technology Committee Chair responds to Innovation Strategy
Greg Clark MP has responded to the Government’s Innovation Strategy
22 July 2021
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