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1147632
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
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 more like this
hansard heading British Board of Film Classification more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when the standstill period for the British Board of Film Classification's Guidance on Age-verification Arrangements ends; and when they intend to (1) lay that guidance before Parliament, and (2) announce the new date on which the age verification regime to prevent children accessing commercial pornography online will come into force. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this
uin HL17958 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-10-08T16:31:07.423Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:31:07.423Z
answering member
4703
label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
tabling member
3610
label Biography information for Baroness Howe of Idlicote remove filter
1142444
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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 more like this
hansard heading Pornography: Internet more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have commissioned research into online pornography use and its effect on attitudes and behaviours towards women and girls; and if so, when that research will be published. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this
uin HL17518 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
answer text <p>The Government Equalities Office has commissioned research exploring legal pornography use and its influence on harmful behaviours and attitudes towards women and girls. The research is currently in the fieldwork phase and will be published in autumn 2019.</p><p><br>There are a number of existing pieces of research on the impact of pornography on young people and views towards age verification. S26(b) of the Digital Economy Act provides the regulator with the ability to carry out, commission or support research which it considers appropriate.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-08-05T11:54:16.073Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:54:16.073Z
answering member
4703
label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
tabling member
3610
label Biography information for Baroness Howe of Idlicote remove filter
1142445
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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 more like this
hansard heading Pornography: Internet more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the statement by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 20 July (HL Deb, cols 883–4), on what date the age verification requirements to protect children from accessing online pornography will come into effect. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this
uin HL17519 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
answer text <p>Once the appropriate remedial actions have been undertaken to correct a procedural error announced on 20th June, we will announce further details on timings for commencement of age verification for online pornography, giving stakeholders sufficient time to prepare.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-08-05T11:54:38.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:54:38.1Z
answering member
4703
label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
tabling member
3610
label Biography information for Baroness Howe of Idlicote remove filter
1121581
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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 more like this
hansard heading Internet: Pornography more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will implement the requirements in the Digital Economy Act 2017 in relation to age verification on websites with pornographic content. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this
uin HL15232 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
answer text <p>Age verification for online pornography is a world-leading measure to protect our children from adult content which is currently far too easy to access online. The Government, and the British Board of Film Classification as the regulator, are taking the time to get the implementation of this policy right and ensure it is effective.</p><p>The government recently announced that from 15 July commercial providers of online pornography will be required by law to carry out robust age -verification checks on users, to ensure that they are 18 or over.</p> more like this
answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-29T10:30:58.25Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-29T10:30:58.25Z
answering member
4247
label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
tabling member
3610
label Biography information for Baroness Howe of Idlicote remove filter
1087526
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Obscenity more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) arrests, and (2) convictions, for importing child sex dolls there have been in the financial years (a) 2016–17, (b) 2017–18, and (c) 2018–19. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this
uin HL14451 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
answer text <p>The Home Office does not hold centrally the information requested.</p><p>The Home Office collects and publishes data on the number of arrests for notifiable offences on a financial year basis but it is not possible to separately identify those for the importation of child sex dolls.</p><p>Data on the number of arrests are published in the ‘Police Powers and Procedures, England and Wales’ statistical bulletin, which can be accessed here:<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/police-powers-and-procedures-england-and-wales" target="_blank"> https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/police-powers-and-procedures-england-and-wales</a></p><p>Information on prosecutions and convictions is the responsibility of the Ministry of Justice.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-03-26T16:49:06.49Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T16:49:06.49Z
answering member
4311
label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
attachment
1
file name police-powers-procedures-mar18-hosb2418.pdf more like this
title Police Powers and Procedures Eng & Wales 2018 more like this
tabling member
3610
label Biography information for Baroness Howe of Idlicote remove filter
1087528
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Obscenity: Prosecutions more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the (1) Director of Public Prosecutions, and (2) Crown Prosecution Service, on whether an imported child sex doll falls within the definition of an obscene article under the Customs Consolidation Act 1876. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this
uin HL14452 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service has prosecuted the importation of child sex dolls under the provisions of the Customs Consolidation Act 1876, in conjunction with the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979, where there is sufficient evidence to do so and a prosecution is required in the public interest. The CPS intends to issue guidance to assist prosecutors considering such allegations shortly.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-03-25T13:45:06.737Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-25T13:45:06.737Z
answering member
4538
label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
tabling member
3610
label Biography information for Baroness Howe of Idlicote remove filter
1015845
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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 more like this
hansard heading Gambling: Children more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, on the basis of Gambling Commission's research study, Young People and Gambling, published in November, what is the problem gambling rate for children and young people who gamble by (1) playing fruit machines in pubs, (2) online, (3) buying scratchcards, (4) private bets; and (5) cards with their friends; and how those rates compare with the problem gambling rates for adults in Great Britain. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this
uin HL11845 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
answer text <p>The Gambling Commission’s Young People &amp; Gambling 2018 report was based on a survey completed by 2,865 children in schools in England, Scotland and Wales. Of these, 37 children were identified as problem gamblers. The data was then weighted by gender, age and region. Where sample sizes for an age group were particularly small (for example, only 66 children aged 16 completed the survey, of which two were identified as problem gamblers) these children had large weights in the final dataset. Estimates about rates or numbers of problem gamblers should therefore be treated with caution.</p><p> </p><p>Due to the small numbers both of children participating in any given gambling activity, and of problem gamblers identified by the survey, it is not possible to provide robust problem gambling rates on a per activity basis, including for those legally playing the National Lottery.</p><p> </p><p>Of the 37 respondents identified as problem gamblers, 33 had on at least one occasion in the past 12 months spent their own money on an activity which is regulated under the Gambling Act 2005.</p>
answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
grouped question UIN
HL11846 more like this
HL11847 more like this
HL11848 more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-10T11:52:51.637Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T11:52:51.637Z
answering member
4247
label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
tabling member
3610
label Biography information for Baroness Howe of Idlicote remove filter
1015846
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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 more like this
hansard heading Gambling: Children more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, of the 1.7 per cent of 11–16 year olds identified as problem gamblers by the Gambling Commission's research study, Young People and Gambling, published in November, what proportion are engaged in gambling activities regulated by the Gambling Act 2005. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this
uin HL11846 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
answer text <p>The Gambling Commission’s Young People &amp; Gambling 2018 report was based on a survey completed by 2,865 children in schools in England, Scotland and Wales. Of these, 37 children were identified as problem gamblers. The data was then weighted by gender, age and region. Where sample sizes for an age group were particularly small (for example, only 66 children aged 16 completed the survey, of which two were identified as problem gamblers) these children had large weights in the final dataset. Estimates about rates or numbers of problem gamblers should therefore be treated with caution.</p><p> </p><p>Due to the small numbers both of children participating in any given gambling activity, and of problem gamblers identified by the survey, it is not possible to provide robust problem gambling rates on a per activity basis, including for those legally playing the National Lottery.</p><p> </p><p>Of the 37 respondents identified as problem gamblers, 33 had on at least one occasion in the past 12 months spent their own money on an activity which is regulated under the Gambling Act 2005.</p>
answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
grouped question UIN
HL11845 more like this
HL11847 more like this
HL11848 more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-10T11:52:51.687Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T11:52:51.687Z
answering member
4247
label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
tabling member
3610
label Biography information for Baroness Howe of Idlicote remove filter
1015848
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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 more like this
hansard heading Gambling: Children more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, of the 1.7 per cent of 11–16 year olds identified as problem gamblers by the Gambling Commission's research study, Young People and Gambling, published in November, what proportion are legally playing the National Lottery. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this
uin HL11847 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
answer text <p>The Gambling Commission’s Young People &amp; Gambling 2018 report was based on a survey completed by 2,865 children in schools in England, Scotland and Wales. Of these, 37 children were identified as problem gamblers. The data was then weighted by gender, age and region. Where sample sizes for an age group were particularly small (for example, only 66 children aged 16 completed the survey, of which two were identified as problem gamblers) these children had large weights in the final dataset. Estimates about rates or numbers of problem gamblers should therefore be treated with caution.</p><p> </p><p>Due to the small numbers both of children participating in any given gambling activity, and of problem gamblers identified by the survey, it is not possible to provide robust problem gambling rates on a per activity basis, including for those legally playing the National Lottery.</p><p> </p><p>Of the 37 respondents identified as problem gamblers, 33 had on at least one occasion in the past 12 months spent their own money on an activity which is regulated under the Gambling Act 2005.</p>
answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
grouped question UIN
HL11845 more like this
HL11846 more like this
HL11848 more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-10T11:52:51.717Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T11:52:51.717Z
answering member
4247
label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
tabling member
3610
label Biography information for Baroness Howe of Idlicote remove filter
1015849
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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 more like this
hansard heading Gambling: Children more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, of the 1.7 per cent of 11–16 year olds identified as problem gamblers by the Gambling Commission's research study, Young People and Gambling, published in November, what proportion have problem gambling behaviour associated with private bets. more like this
tabling member printed
Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this
uin HL11848 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
answer text <p>The Gambling Commission’s Young People &amp; Gambling 2018 report was based on a survey completed by 2,865 children in schools in England, Scotland and Wales. Of these, 37 children were identified as problem gamblers. The data was then weighted by gender, age and region. Where sample sizes for an age group were particularly small (for example, only 66 children aged 16 completed the survey, of which two were identified as problem gamblers) these children had large weights in the final dataset. Estimates about rates or numbers of problem gamblers should therefore be treated with caution.</p><p> </p><p>Due to the small numbers both of children participating in any given gambling activity, and of problem gamblers identified by the survey, it is not possible to provide robust problem gambling rates on a per activity basis, including for those legally playing the National Lottery.</p><p> </p><p>Of the 37 respondents identified as problem gamblers, 33 had on at least one occasion in the past 12 months spent their own money on an activity which is regulated under the Gambling Act 2005.</p>
answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
grouped question UIN
HL11845 more like this
HL11846 more like this
HL11847 more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-10T11:52:51.75Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T11:52:51.75Z
answering member
4247
label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
tabling member
3610
label Biography information for Baroness Howe of Idlicote remove filter