Internet: Safety:Written question - 74569

Asked by Chi Onwurah
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central)
Asked on: 15 July 2020
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Internet: Safety
To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with online platforms on ensuring they take urgent steps to tackle online consumer harm.
Answered by: Caroline Dinenage
Answered on: 22 July 2020

The government works closely with online platforms on a range of issues. The Competition and Markets Authority enforces consumer protection law online. The Office for Product Safety and Standards, part of BEIS, leads the government’s work on product safety, including the sale of products online.

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