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1003645
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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: Abuse 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, with reference to the recommendations of the WebRoots Democracy report, Kinder, Gentler Politics: Tackling the rise of online abuse in political debate, published on 16 October 2018, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of (a) creating an online abusers register and (b) commissioning research into the links between anonymity and online abuse. more like this
tabling member constituency Livingston more like this
tabling member printed
Hannah Bardell more like this
uin 189750 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
answer text <p>The Government has made clear that more needs to done to tackle online abuse, including anonymous abuse. We will publish a joint DCMS-Home Office White Paper in the Winter, setting out a range of legislative and non-legislative measures, and establishing clear standards for tech companies to help keep UK citizens safe.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-28T09:26:33.753Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T09:26:33.753Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4486
label Biography information for Hannah Bardell more like this
1003654
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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 Musicians: Visas 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 discussions he has had with his Cabinet colleagues on the Incorporated Society of Musicians' proposal for a multi-entry touring visa for UK musicians touring the EU after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
tabling member constituency Bury North more like this
tabling member printed
James Frith more like this
uin 189798 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
answer text <p>Whilst the government is clear that free movement will end as we leave the EU, we are aware that continued access to international talent and the ability for UK talent to tour are key concerns for the cultural and creative sectors. As set out in the White Paper on our future relationship with the EU, the UK will make a sovereign choice to seek reciprocal mobility arrangements with the EU in a defined number of areas, for example to allow business professionals to move to provide services, or tourists to continue to travel visa-free. We have been collaborating closely with other government departments to help them to understand the particular needs of the music sector.</p><p> </p><p>My department benefits from research carried out by trade organisations and umbrella bodies.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
answering member printed Margot James more like this
grouped question UIN 189799 more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-19T16:07:55.93Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:07:55.93Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4637
label Biography information for James Frith more like this
1003661
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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 Musicians: British Nationals Abroad 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 musicians in the UK that travel regularly to Europe to perform; and what discussions he has had with that sector on the potential effect of changes to travel after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
tabling member constituency Bury North more like this
tabling member printed
James Frith more like this
uin 189799 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
answer text <p>Whilst the government is clear that free movement will end as we leave the EU, we are aware that continued access to international talent and the ability for UK talent to tour are key concerns for the cultural and creative sectors. As set out in the White Paper on our future relationship with the EU, the UK will make a sovereign choice to seek reciprocal mobility arrangements with the EU in a defined number of areas, for example to allow business professionals to move to provide services, or tourists to continue to travel visa-free. We have been collaborating closely with other government departments to help them to understand the particular needs of the music sector.</p><p> </p><p>My department benefits from research carried out by trade organisations and umbrella bodies.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
answering member printed Margot James more like this
grouped question UIN 189798 more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-19T16:07:55.98Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:07:55.98Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4637
label Biography information for James Frith more like this
1003683
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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 Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Billing 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 proportion of contracts issued by his Department and contractors include provisions to impose, as between parties to the subcontract, that any payment due from the contractor to a subcontractor under the contract is to be made no later than the end of a period of 30 days from the date on which the relevant invoice is regarded as valid and undisputed, as required by the Public Contract Regulations 2015. more like this
tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
tabling member printed
Jon Trickett more like this
uin 189565 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
answer text <p>Through the Public Contract Regulations 2015, all public sector buyers must include 30-day payment terms in new public sector contracts; and require that this payment term be passed down the supply chain. Public sector buyers must also publish annually on their payment performance.</p><p> </p><p>Government strongly encourages businesses to report poor payment practice and instances of late payment, including late payment through the supply chain, in public sector contracts to its Mystery Shopper service. Mystery Shopper will then investigate.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-19T16:08:58.29Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:08:58.29Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
410
label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1003803
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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 Broadcasting Programmes: Children 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, 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
tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
tabling member printed
Kevin Brennan more like this
uin 189602 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
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
answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-19T16:00:59.52Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
1400
label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
1003845
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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 Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Energy 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 the cost was of the (a) electricity and (b) natural gas used by (i) his Department, (ii) the National Archives, (iii) the Royal Parks, (iv) the British Library, (v) the Imperial War Museum, (vi) the Information Commissioner's Office, (vii) the National Gallery, (viii) the National Portrait Gallery, (ix) the Natural History Museum, (x) the Royal Armouries Museum, (xi) Sport England, (xii) the Victoria and Albert Museum and (xiii) Ofcom in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East more like this
tabling member printed
Stuart C. McDonald more like this
uin 189722 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
answer text <p>DCMS figures for electricity usage and cost as below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Use in kW</p></td><td><p>Cost £</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>17/18</p></td><td><p>846,325.00</p></td><td><p>112,078.00</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>16/17</p></td><td><p>930,091.00</p></td><td><p>174,528.45</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>15/16</p></td><td><p>855,585.00</p></td><td><p>115,000.00</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Department does not use natural gas.</p><p> </p><p>The National Archives</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Electricity</p></td><td colspan="3"><p>Gas</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Use in kW</p></td><td><p>Cost £</p></td><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Use in kW</p></td><td><p>Cost £</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>17/18</p></td><td><p>5,536,908.00</p></td><td><p>659,099.00</p></td><td><p>17/18</p></td><td><p>3,165,066.00</p></td><td><p>93,853.00</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>16/17</p></td><td><p>5,629,756.00</p></td><td><p>660,548.00</p></td><td><p>16/17</p></td><td><p>3,052,034.00</p></td><td><p>99,445.00</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>15/16</p></td><td><p>5,853,391.00</p></td><td><p>691,449.00</p></td><td><p>15/16</p></td><td><p>3,198,213.00</p></td><td><p>99,082.00</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Royal Armouries</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Electricity</p></td><td><p>Gas</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Cost £</p></td><td><p>Cost £</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>17/18</p></td><td><p>229,185</p></td><td><p>70,528</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>16/17</p></td><td><p>242,032</p></td><td><p>69,456</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>15/16</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>229,844 79,459</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Sport England</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Electricity</p></td><td><p>Gas</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Cost £</p></td><td><p>Cost £</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>17/18</p></td><td><p>18,095</p></td><td><p>4,068</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>16/17</p></td><td><p>18,305</p></td><td><p>3,490</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>15/16</p></td><td><p>18,338</p></td><td><p>4,114</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) only record a combined figure:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Cost £</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>17/18</p></td><td><p>174,068.86</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>16/17</p></td><td><p>102,669.78</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>15/16</p></td><td><p>106,285.45</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Figures for Ofcom, the Royal Parks and all sponsored museums are available in their annual report and accounts. This includes a comprehensive breakdown of energy consumption and expenditure. The annual reports can be found on www.gov.uk</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
answering member printed Margot James more like this
grouped question UIN 191436 more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-23T14:09:15.827Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-23T14:09:15.827Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4393
label Biography information for Stuart C. McDonald more like this
1003882
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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 Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Non-departmental Public Bodies 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 his Department plans to close the (a) Big Lottery Fund office (i) on Churchill Way Cardiff and (ii) at Ladywell House Powys, (b) Heritage Lottery Fund office on Museum Place Cardiff and (d) Information Commissioner's Office on Churchill Way Cardiff. more like this
tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
tabling member printed
Ben Lake more like this
uin 189823 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
answer text <p>The civil service is going through a fundamental transformation in the way that we work and deliver services, not least through advances in technology.</p><p> </p><p>We are working with departments to deliver our commitments within the Government Estates Strategy and to ensure that we make the best use of our Government Estate assets, including the office estates. We have a particular commitment to consider locations outside of London as identified through our Places for Growth programme</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-19T16:09:56.627Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:09:56.627Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4630
label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1005840
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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 Design more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the contribution to the UK economy of (a) design and (b) design skills. more like this
tabling member constituency Wantage more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
uin 190416 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
answer text <p>We recognise the significant contribution design makes to the UK economy,</p><p>particularly as a key factor in the production of services and goods across a wide range of sectors. According to DCMS economic estimates design and designer fashion exports in 2016 were £380m, a 9.6% increase from 2015.</p><p> </p><p>The Design Council produced a report into the Design Economy in 2018 which estimates that in 2015 the total value of exports where design had made a key contribution was £48.4 billion. The report also found that gross value added generated by the design economy increased by 52% between 2009 and 2016, with over 1.69 million people employed in the design economy and over 78,000 design intensive firms operating in the UK in 2017.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
answering member printed Margot James more like this
grouped question UIN 190418 more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-20T18:18:24.07Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T18:18:24.07Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
1580
label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
1005845
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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 Digital Technology: Design 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 value of digital design to (a) the UK economy and (b) UK exports. more like this
tabling member constituency Wantage more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
uin 190418 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
answer text <p>We recognise the significant contribution design makes to the UK economy,</p><p>particularly as a key factor in the production of services and goods across a wide range of sectors. According to DCMS economic estimates design and designer fashion exports in 2016 were £380m, a 9.6% increase from 2015.</p><p> </p><p>The Design Council produced a report into the Design Economy in 2018 which estimates that in 2015 the total value of exports where design had made a key contribution was £48.4 billion. The report also found that gross value added generated by the design economy increased by 52% between 2009 and 2016, with over 1.69 million people employed in the design economy and over 78,000 design intensive firms operating in the UK in 2017.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
answering member printed Margot James more like this
grouped question UIN 190416 more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-20T18:18:24.013Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T18:18:24.013Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
1580
label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
1005869
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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 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 steps his Department is taking to implement the forthcoming cyber security skills strategy; and what plans his Department has to consult the devolved Administrations on that strategy. more like this
tabling member constituency Derby South more like this
tabling member printed
Margaret Beckett more like this
uin 190346 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
answer text <p>Government is committed to publishing a Cyber Security Skills Strategy by the end of 2018. We are working with Devolved Administrations on the development of the Strategy and the document will set out our approach to implementation and next steps. In the meantime, government continues to deliver a range of initiatives designed to boost cyber security skills in the UK.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge remove filter
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-20T18:23:41.653Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T18:23:41.653Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
328
label Biography information for Margaret Beckett more like this