Information technology news from UK Parliament.
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
MPs to compare UK and Australia online safety legislation
The Sub-Committee compares UK and Australia online safety legislation.
10 December 2021
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
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
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
Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss definition of leases and Electronic Communications Code
05 March 2021
House of Lords Thursday debates
Members debate anti-slavery projects, NHS staffing, hauliers and the space industry
04 March 2021
Committee to question online platforms as part of their inquiry on the economics of music streaming
Online platforms YouTube, Twitch and SoundCloud to face questions from MPs
08 February 2021
Report warns Government must learn from 5G security risks and publish new strategy on emerging technologies
Committee publishes report on the dependency of the UK's 5G rollout on just two vendors
04 February 2021
How will technology affect the quality of our working lives, post-pandemic?
COVID-19 Committee takes evidence at 10:00am on Thursday 28 January
25 January 2021
MPs call in top record labels Sony, Warner and Universal in music streaming inquiry
Committee to question major record labels as part of inquiry into the economics of music streaming
14 January 2021