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1127076
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
hansard heading Cybercrime more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether he plans to update the content of the Cyber Essentials programme. more like this
tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
tabling member printed
Adam Afriyie more like this
uin 255315 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
answer text <p>An independent academic evaluation of the effectiveness of Cyber Essentials found that its security controls work well to mitigate the vast majority of Internet-based threats. These security controls are kept under continual review. The primary objective for Cyber Essentials is to help all organisations mitigate cyber security risks, especially small and medium-sized organisations. The Government continues to work to ensure Cyber Essentials has the greatest impact for the majority of the target audience and is currently developing the scheme to ensure a) the journey to certification is as simple as possible, and b) the technical controls remain fit for purpose in the ever-changing cyber threat landscape.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
grouped question UIN 254783 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-23T15:57:24.81Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T15:57:24.81Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
1586
label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
1126875
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
hansard heading Cybercrime more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many businesses have been certified under (a) Cyber Essentials and (b) Cyber Essentials Plus. more like this
tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
tabling member printed
Adam Afriyie more like this
uin 254784 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
answer text <p>At the end of April 2019 the total number of Cyber Essentials certificates awarded to organisations was 26,712. Of these, (a) 21,948 were awarded at Cyber Essentials level and (b) 4,764 were awarded at Cyber Essentials Plus level.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-23T15:58:26.967Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T15:58:26.967Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
1586
label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
1126874
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
hansard heading Cybercrime more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Cyber Essentials programme. more like this
tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
tabling member printed
Adam Afriyie more like this
uin 254783 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
answer text <p>An independent academic evaluation of the effectiveness of Cyber Essentials found that its security controls work well to mitigate the vast majority of Internet-based threats. These security controls are kept under continual review. The primary objective for Cyber Essentials is to help all organisations mitigate cyber security risks, especially small and medium-sized organisations. The Government continues to work to ensure Cyber Essentials has the greatest impact for the majority of the target audience and is currently developing the scheme to ensure a) the journey to certification is as simple as possible, and b) the technical controls remain fit for purpose in the ever-changing cyber threat landscape.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
grouped question UIN 255315 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-23T15:57:24.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T15:57:24.763Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
1586
label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
1173163
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-24more like thismore than 2020-01-24
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
hansard heading Voluntary Work: Ethnic Groups more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to raise awareness of the National Citizen Service among young people from each of the classified ethnic groups. more like this
tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
tabling member printed
Afzal Khan more like this
uin 7669 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-31more like thismore than 2020-01-31
answer text <p>NCS Trust’s contracts with their local partners include a requirement that young people participating in NCS match, as closely as possible, to the local demographics. For example in areas where there are mixed ethnic groups our partners are required to reflect this in the makeup of NCS participants. This is tracked by the NCS Trust as part of their overall contract management of partners.</p><p> </p><p>In addition marketing campaigns and materials have been developed to appeal to a wide and diverse mix of young people with many featuring local participants.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
answering member printed Helen Whately more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-31T15:44:38.213Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-31T15:44:38.213Z
answering member
4527
label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
tabling member
4671
label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1173161
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-24more like thismore than 2020-01-24
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
hansard heading Voluntary Work: Ethnic Groups more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many young people participated in the National Citizen Service in each of the last 10 years, by classified ethnic group. more like this
tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
tabling member printed
Afzal Khan more like this
uin 7668 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-31more like thismore than 2020-01-31
answer text <p>Please see a breakdown of participation in National Citizen Service Trust for the period 2015-2017, classified by ethnic group:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>75,605</p></td><td><p>92,996</p></td><td><p>98,808</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ethnic Group</p></td><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>White</p></td><td><p>70.7%</p></td><td><p>70.7%</p></td><td><p>67.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Asian</p></td><td><p>13.5%</p></td><td><p>14.0%</p></td><td><p>15.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Black</p></td><td><p>7.8%</p></td><td><p>7.9%</p></td><td><p>7.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mixed</p></td><td><p>5.1%</p></td><td><p>4.7%</p></td><td><p>5.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Other</p></td><td><p>1.5%</p></td><td><p>1.6%</p></td><td><p>1.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>NA</p></td><td><p>1.4%</p></td><td><p>1.2%</p></td><td><p>1.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>BAME</p></td><td><p>27.9%</p></td><td><p>28.2%</p></td><td><p>30.5%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><p>NCS attracts young people from a diverse range of backgrounds and participation by those who classify themselves as BAME has been consistent since 2015.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>In 2017, more than a quarter (30.5%) of NCS participants classified themselves as BAME. This compares to 26% of the state secondary school population.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The NCS annual report for financial year 2018/19 has not yet been published and therefore the data for 2018 and 2019 has not been shared here.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>NCS used a different data management system prior to 2015. As a result, the data is not consistent over the ten year period. I will write with further clarification once I have received further information from NCS.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
answering member printed Helen Whately more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-31T15:39:37.327Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-31T15:39:37.327Z
answering member
4527
label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
tabling member
4671
label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1173156
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-24more like thismore than 2020-01-24
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
hansard heading Children and Young People more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to Answer of 21 January 2020 to Question 3229 on Children and Young People, what will be classified as harder to reach areas. more like this
tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
tabling member printed
Afzal Khan more like this
uin 7667 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-31more like thismore than 2020-01-31
answer text <p>My department is committed to ensuring this investment reaches young people who need it most, including those who currently have difficulty in accessing youth services. We are still developing plans for the delivery of the Youth Investment Fund and will announce more information in due course.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
answering member printed Helen Whately more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-31T15:43:07.987Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-31T15:43:07.987Z
answering member
4527
label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
tabling member
4671
label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1173154
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-24more like thismore than 2020-01-24
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
hansard heading Youth Centres: Construction more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to Answer of 21 January 2020 on Question 3229 on Children and Young People, where she plans to build the 60 new youth centres. more like this
tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
tabling member printed
Afzal Khan more like this
uin 7666 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-31more like thismore than 2020-01-31
answer text <p>We are still developing plans for the delivery of the Youth Investment Fund - including the building of new youth centres - and will announce more information in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
answering member printed Helen Whately more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-31T15:41:43.317Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-31T15:41:43.317Z
answering member
4527
label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
tabling member
4671
label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1147675
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
hansard heading Internet: Disinformation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What recent steps she has taken to tackle fake news and disinformation online. more like this
tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
tabling member printed
Alan Brown more like this
uin 912540 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
answer text <p>I refer the hon member to my answer to the question raised by the hon member for Paisley &amp; Renfrewshire today at oral questions</p><p><strong><br> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
answering member printed Matt Warman more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-10-03T12:57:23.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T12:57:23.777Z
answering member
4361
label Biography information for Matt Warman more like this
tabling member
4470
label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
1129228
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
hansard heading 5G more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate he has made of the number of antennae required to facilitate the rollout of 5G. more like this
tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
tabling member printed
Alan Brown more like this
uin 259317 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
answer text <p>Ministers have regular meetings with Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) on a range of subjects including the development of 5G networks. MNOs will lead the rollout 5G in the UK and it is for them to to confirm the details of the steps they plan to take to upgrade their network infrastructure.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is setting the policy and regulatory environment needed to ensure the right conditions for investment in the development of 5G networks. For example through our 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme, and the establishment of new business models and revenue streams which in turn could lead to accelerated private sector investment.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-06T15:12:19.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T15:12:19.553Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4470
label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
1169443
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-08more like thismore than 2020-01-08
answering body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept id 10 more like this
answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
hansard heading Broadband: Rural Areas more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when she plans to respond to the 18 September 2019 report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, An Update on Rural Connectivity, Seventeenth Report of Session 2017-19, HC 2223. more like this
tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
tabling member printed
Alan Brown more like this
uin 1362 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-16more like thismore than 2020-01-16
answer text <p>The government has prepared a response to the EFRA committee, which will be submitted when the committee is reformed.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
answering member printed Matt Warman more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-16T15:59:57.407Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-16T15:59:57.407Z
answering member
4361
label Biography information for Matt Warman more like this
tabling member
4470
label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this