Debates between Lord McNally and Lord Faulkner of Worcester during the 2019-2024 Parliament

Online Harms Consultation

Debate between Lord McNally and Lord Faulkner of Worcester
Wednesday 16th December 2020

(3 years, 7 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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Lord Faulkner of Worcester Portrait The Deputy Speaker (Lord Faulkner of Worcester) (Lab)
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I call the noble Lord, Lord McNally, again.

Lord McNally Portrait Lord McNally (LD) [V]
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My Lords, not guilty, but happy to get in. Earlier this year, the noble Lord, Lord Puttnam, chaired a committee of this House which produced the report Digital Technology and the Resurrection of Trust, about the damage caused to our political and democratic system by online harm. The Government are choosing to ignore this. Does that not leave a massive stable door in the legislation? Will she assure me that the noble Lord, Lord Puttnam, will be able to give evidence to pre-legislative scrutiny to make the case for action in this area?