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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
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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 thismore than 2018-11-19T16:00:59.52Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
1400
label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this