Minister Margot James MP discusses Government internet policy
7 November 2018
Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, discusses the challenges of keeping the internet regulation for the Communications Committee's inquiry.
- Parliament TV: The Internet: to regulate or not to regulate?
- Inquiry: The Internet: to regulate or not to regulate?
- Select Committee on Communications
- The Government's Digital Charter
- The Government's Internet Safety Strategy
Margot James MP is responsible for digital policy and online safety, including the Government's Digital Charter, a wide-ranging programme of work which aims "to make the internet work for everyone". As part of the Charter, the Government is developing an Internet Safety Strategy to protect children and vulnerable adults.
Monday 12 November, Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster
- Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Possible lines of questioning
Topics likely to be covered in the evidence session include:
- The motivation for the Digital Charter and the Internet Safety Strategy, and the progress made so far on these programmes
- Whether regulators and other bodies have adequate resources and capabilities to implement the law effectively online
- The role and responsibility of online platforms in tackling online harms
- The adequacy of competition law in the context of digital markets
- How to design ethical internet technology.
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