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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading American Football more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to encourage the development of American football in the UK. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL11293 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to supporting people to take part in sport and physical activity regardless of their background or ability. Over the 2017-2021 period, Sport England is investing over £1 billion to support people to get physically active in whatever way best suits them. Since 2004 Sport England has invested over £10 million into projects where American football has been a beneficiary, on its own or as part of a multi-sport project. <strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T16:14:33.663Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T16:14:33.663Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick remove filter
1002273
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading American Football more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in establishing a National Football League franchise in the UK. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL11294 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>While a decision on establishing a franchise in the UK is a matter for the National Football League, the Government is very supportive of their ambition to do so. The 2018 London games were another great success, with average attendances of 85,000 demonstrating the strong appetite for American football in the UK. We are delighted at the NFL’s announcement of four London games in 2019, at Wembley and Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T16:14:57.003Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T16:14:57.003Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick remove filter
1002274
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Television: Equality more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the report by Ofcom, Diversity and Equal Opportunities in Television, published on 14 September 2017, what assessment they have made of any progress in increasing diversity in this sector. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL11295 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>Ofcom’s annual diversity monitoring report is a key tool in measuring how much progress the industry is making in increasing diversity in the sector. The report, which is attached, can be found here: https://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0021/121683/diversity-in-TV-2018-report.PDF</p><p> </p><p>Now in its second year, the report makes clear that broadcasters still have much work to do to make their workforces more representative and reduce data gaps so a more accurate picture can be built. The government supports Ofcom’s work and expects broadcasters to voluntarily publish data on all diversity characteristics, not just the ones they are obliged to by law, to ensure that Ofcom is able to produce the most comprehensive reports possible.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T16:14:06.973Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T16:14:06.973Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property file name diversity-in-TV-2018-report.PDF more like this
star this property title Diversity & equal opportunities in television 2018 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick remove filter
1010141
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Technology: Companies more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the efforts of technology companies to improve the gender and racial diversity of their staff. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL11588 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
star this property answer text <p>The UK Digital Strategy set out our commitment to enabling a more diverse digital workforce. As the digital revolution progresses, many more jobs will require digital skills and many more tech roles will be created, both in technology companies and in the general economy. We cannot afford for certain groups of people, including women and people from ethnic minority backgrounds, to be excluded from or unable to progress within these roles.</p><p> </p><p>While there is substantial progress that still needs to be made by technology companies to improve the gender and racial diversity of their staff, there are also significant industry-led initiatives aiming to solve the issue.</p><p> </p><p>Over 290 companies, from international tech giants right through to start-ups, SMEs and charities have already signed the Tech Talent Charter - an industry led initiative, supported by Government. The Charter gives organisations tangible actions and principles they can adopt to change their hiring and retention practices to become more gender-diverse and commits signatories to measuring the diversity profile of their UK employees and to share this data for (anonymous) collective publication in an annual report.</p><p> </p><p>There are also other industry-led programmes doing valuable and innovative work to help more women, ethnic minorities and other under-represented groups into tech, such as the #SheMeansBusiness initiative (by Facebook in collaboration with Enterprise Nation and FSB); the FDM Getting Back to Business programme; Fujitsu UK’s work on developing diverse role models within their workforce, and Backstage Capital, which is committed to investing in start-ups with diverse founders.</p><p> </p><p>We are also engaging with the work of organisations such as UK Black Tech and other organisations active in improving ethnic diversity in tech, and have recently convened an industry round table on inclusive technology in partnership with the Royal Academy of Engineers.</p><p> </p><p>Under new Government legislation over 10,000 employers reported their gender pay gaps this year. We are now working with employers to help them understand their gender pay gaps, and support them to put plans in place to tackle gaps. Government is also currently consulting on the Ethnic Pay Gap and consultation responses will inform future government policy on ethnicity pay reporting.</p>
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-11-29T16:16:20.273Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-29T16:16:20.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick remove filter
1014677
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Social Media: Regulation more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have for the regulation of social media companies. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL11809 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
star this property answer text <p>The government is publishing a White Paper on Online Harms this winter, as a precursor to legislation. This White Paper will set out a range of legislative and non-legislative measures detailing how we will tackle online harms and will set clear responsibilities for social media companies and others to keep UK citizens safe.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-12-10T11:51:13.557Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T11:51:13.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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1796
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1019302
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Social Media more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to invest in cyber skills to help improve the digital protection provided to users of social media. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL11991 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
star this property answer text <p>Our Digital Charter aims to make the UK the safest place in the world to be online. As part of this work, we will publish an Online Harms White Paper in winter 2018/19, which will include a range of proposals including setting out how we will ensure that parents, children and other users develop the skills they need to stay safe online.</p><p> </p><p>Government is committed to increasing cyber security capacity across all sectors to ensure that the UK has the right level and blend of skills required to maintain our resilience to cyber threats and be the world’s leading digital economy.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T17:58:46.007Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T17:58:46.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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1020312
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property hansard heading 5G more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans, if any, they have to invest in the development of 5G network infrastructure. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL12093 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to becoming a world leader in 5G, and for the majority of the population to have access to a 5G signal by 2027. Government recognises that 5G will require substantial industry investment, and that the vast majority of capital investment required to rollout 5G will need to come from the private sector.</p><p> </p><p>However, the government can help foster the development of the ecosystem and is doing so through its 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme. Government has so far allocated £200 million from the National Productivity Investment Fund to the Programme to help establish new business models and revenue streams which in turn could lead to accelerated private sector investment.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T13:50:12.4Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T13:50:12.4Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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1022916
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Football: Racial Discrimination more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to work with sports authorities to help reduce discriminatory abuse in UK soccer following several recent reports of alleged racial abuse. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL12169 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
star this property answer text <p>Tackling discrimination is at the heart of the cross-government sport strategy &quot;Sporting Future&quot; and we want sport to be at the forefront of equality. We fully support a zero tolerance stance and we will continue to work with National Governing Bodies of Sport and organisations such as Kick It Out, Stonewall and Women in Football to tackle discrimination in local, national and international sport.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-12-19T16:48:22.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T16:48:22.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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1796
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Social Media: Standards more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to work with social media companies to help improve online fact-checking mechanisms. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL13477 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to maintaining a news environment, both online and offline, where accurate content can prevail. We regularly meet with the major social media companies to discuss their progress in tackling disinformation on their platforms including their use of fact-checking mechanisms.</p><p> </p><p>We are exploring options for addressing disinformation in the Online Harms White Paper, to be published shortly. The White Paper will set out legislative and non-legislative measures to tackle a wide range of harms and set clear responsibilities for social media companies to protect their users.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-02-13T15:11:34.61Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T15:11:34.61Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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1796
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star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Social Media: Disinformation more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to introduce new regulations requiring technology companies to ensure that social media platforms distribute trustworthy news content. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL13668 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-22more like thismore than 2019-02-22
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to maintaining a news environment, both online and offline, where accurate content can prevail. We note Dame Cairncross’ recommendation that regulatory oversight be introduced as part of a ‘news quality obligation’ upon social media platforms.</p><p> </p><p>We will consider how this proposal can inform our approach, including through our work on the upcoming Online Harms White Paper. The White Paper will contain legislative and non-legislative measures to tackle a wide range of online harms, including disinformation, and will set out clear responsibilities in these areas, how they should be met and what should happen if they are not.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-02-22T12:37:46.053Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-22T12:37:46.053Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick remove filter