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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Broadcasting Programmes: Children more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, with reference to Ofcom's report, children's content review: update, published on 24 July 2018, what discussions he has had with Ofcom on consulting stakeholders and industry on plans for the future provision of children's programmes on television and online. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West remove filter
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Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Ministers and officials hold regular discussions with Ofcom on a range of issues, including on the provision of children’s content.</p><p> </p><p>With the Digital Economy Act 2017, Ofcom was given new powers to publish criteria on commercial public service broadcasters’ provision of children’s programming and, if appropriate, to set related conditions. In response to this, in November 2017 Ofcom launched a review of children’s content. Ofcom has asked the public service broadcasters to develop and share their plans to address Ofcom’s concerns on children’s content and we look forward to Ofcom’s assessment of these plans in due course.</p><p> </p><p>The government is also providing direct support to the development of children’s content through the Contestable Fund pilot, which will provide up to £60 million to help stimulate the provision and plurality of UK-originated content for young audiences and radio.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T16:00:59.52Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:00:59.52Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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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
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Music: Education more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent support he has given to music conservatoires. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West remove filter
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Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
star this property answer text <p>The Arts Council England (ACE) invests substantially in supporting the music education landscape. The Arts Council’s £75m investment in music education hubs reflects the government’s belief that all students should have access to an excellent, well-rounded education which includes the arts and music. ACE has also recently provided funding to Leeds College of Music for a festival of cutting edge music, sound art and visual installations; and the Royal Northern College of Music for the 2018 RNCM Brass Band Festival.</p><p> </p><p>In particular, ACE supports the orchestral sector’s engagement with conservatoires by working with Conservatoires UK to encourage collaboration between conservatories and the ACE National Youth Music Organisations, National Portfolio Organisations and Music Education Hubs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T12:49:02.217Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T12:49:02.217Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Service Broadcasting more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the role of public service broadcasters on the provision of educational content for children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West remove filter
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Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
star this property answer text <p>We recognise the importance of the provision of children’s content, as it stimulates learning and informs young people’s understanding of the world around them. Ofcom, as the independent regulator of television and radio, is currently reviewing public service broadcasters’ plans to address concerns relating to the current level of children’s programming. We look forward to Ofcom’s report, which is due to be published this Summer.</p><p> </p><p>Government is also supporting children’s content through the Contestable Fund, launching in April 2019. The pilot will provide up to £60 million to support the provision and plurality of children’s content, on free to air, Ofcom-regulated platforms, including the commercial public service broadcasters.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-02-07T15:54:08.59Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-07T15:54:08.59Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Service Broadcasting more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the continuing efficacy of prominence rules in ensuring that viewers can access easily public service content. more like this
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Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
star this property answer text <p>Under the Digital Economy Act 2017, the government required Ofcom to publish a report which looks at the ease of finding PSB content across all platforms. Ofcom’s consultation on proposed changes to the linear EPG Code and the future of the prominence regime closed in October 2018 and the government looks forward to Ofcom’s publication of its findings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-02-07T15:52:57.577Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-07T15:52:57.577Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading PledgeMusic: Insolvency more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he has taken to protect musicians and consumers after the announcement that Pledge Music has been put into administration. more like this
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Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government takes the protection of consumers very seriously. It also supports the UK music industry and fair remuneration for artists. In the event that a company is unable to meet its contractual obligation when they fall into administration, consumers who paid for goods using their credit card are protected under section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA) and should contact their card issuing company. In some circumstances, debit card payments can be refunded through the Chargeback scheme and consumers should seek further information from their bank.</p><p>The Insolvency Agency, an executive agency of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, acts as an impartial source of information for the public and HMG on insolvency and redundancy matters.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T16:51:10.437Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:51:10.437Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Telephone Services: Fees and Charges more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent steps he has taken to protect vulnerable customers from exploitation by premium rate text services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West remove filter
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Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property answer text <p>In the UK, the Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA) regulates Premium Rate Services (PRS), which include premium rate text services. Providers of PRS must comply with the PSA Code of Practice which is approved by Ofcom, which includes specific protections for vulnerable consumers.</p><p> </p><p>The PSA has the power to take robust enforcement action against companies that breach their Code. In serious cases, the PSA Code Adjudication Tribunal may impose sanctions which can include ordering refunds to be paid to affected consumers, prohibition of the provider from providing services and fines of up to £250,000 for each breach of the Code.</p><p> </p><p>The PSA has recently consulted on draft proposals to strengthen the regulation of phone-paid services offered on a subscription basis. The PSA considered risks to consumers as part of the consultation including the specific risk of harm to vulnerable consumers. The consultation closed in May and the PSA will publish its response later this year.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-06T15:08:35.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T15:08:35.097Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Music: Licensing Laws more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department will take to ensure that (a) music and (b) the evening economy are embedded in local industrial strategies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West remove filter
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Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the significant contribution generated by music and the evening economy to the UK. We have reformed entertainment licensing and planning policy guidance, making it easier for well-established music and cultural venues to operate. Government has confirmed that it will work with all Mayoral Combined Authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) to develop Local Industrial Strategies, which are locally-led and agreed with Government. The national Industrial Strategy provides a policy framework against which Local Industrial Strategies will be assessed. Government recognises the value that creative industries bring to local places, and engages with LEPs in promoting the growth of these sectors through Local Industrial Strategies - for example by developing a Connected Growth Toolkit to support LEPs in designing local strategies.</p> more like this
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star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T15:59:54.997Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T15:59:54.997Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Ofcom: Public Appointments more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what the timetable is for the appointment of the new chief executive of Ofcom. more like this
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Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Ofcom Chief Executive is appointed by the Chairman and other non-executive members of the Ofcom Board, with the approval of the Secretary of State. Ofcom will announce the timetable for the appointment of its new Chief Executive in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:43:31.64Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:43:31.64Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Young Audiences Content Fund more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what metrics he plans to use to measure the impact of the Young Audiences Content Fund. more like this
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Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The Young Audiences Content Fund, as part of the Contestable Fund, will undergo a full evaluation upon completion of the pilot. This evaluation will measure the Fund performance and value for money against the published criteria and stated aims of the Fund, as set out in the October 2018 policy paper ‘Contestable Fund: Final Scope’.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to a strong, diverse and sustainable broadcasting system and looks forward to the exciting and innovative public service content being produced with Contestable Fund support.</p> more like this
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star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T15:33:16.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T15:33:16.673Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Creative Industries Council: Staff more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the representation of the creative industries workforce on the Creative Industries Council. more like this
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Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>My department has this year undertaken a review of the Creative Industry Council’s membership. That review resulted in several new appointments which ensure that all creative industries are adequately represented. Under the new Terms of Reference, all members are appointed for (renewable) three year terms, providing the basis for ongoing review. By design the CIC is made up of leading figureheads of industry, who are able to drive industry lead approaches to the issues discussed in the meetings. They are experts in their field who are well able to champion their respective workforces.</p><p> </p><p>The review also took into account the need to ensure that the diversity of the creative industries workforce was represented on the council. There is also a subgroup which specifically looks at diversity within the sector.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-24T12:46:10.9Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T12:46:10.9Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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