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Commons Chamber - Mon 18 Oct 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Tributes to Sir David Amess
Cabinet Office

I first met David Amess nearly 40 years ago, shortly after his historic election as MP for Basildon, the image of which, the picture of …

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Written Statements - Fri 10 Sep 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation: Advisory Board and Future Focus
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation sits at the heart of the Government’s ambitious data agenda, and will play a critical role in helping …

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Written Statements - Fri 10 Sep 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Data: A New Direction
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Today, I am pleased to announce to the House that the Government are launching a consultation on reforms to the UK’s regime for the protection …

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Written Statements - Fri 10 Sep 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: National Data Strategy Monitoring and Evaluation Update
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

I am pleased to inform the House that the Government are, today, publishing an update on the national data strategy which sets out our approach …

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Written Statements - Thu 09 Sep 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: National Lottery Products: Sales
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Following a consultation, the Government announced last year that they were raising the age at which national lottery products can be bought and sold from …

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Commons Chamber - Thu 22 Jul 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Review of the Gambling Act 2005
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

I begin by congratulating my hon. Friend the Member for Blackpool South (Scott Benton) on obtaining this debate, which comes hard on the heels of …

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Commons Chamber - Thu 22 Jul 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Review of the Gambling Act 2005
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The right hon. Gentleman is quite right to draw attention to the threat posed by the black market, as the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim …

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Westminster Hall - Wed 21 Jul 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Channel 4: Privatisation
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

I thank you, Ms Fovargue, and Mr Deputy Speaker, for presiding over our debate. Neither of you expected to be in this position today, so …

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Westminster Hall - Wed 21 Jul 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Channel 4: Privatisation
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

I will come to that. I am sure my hon. Friend has read the consultation document, and it is extraordinary that the arguments, which I …

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Westminster Hall - Wed 21 Jul 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Channel 4: Privatisation
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

I am going to come to those points.

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Westminster Hall - Wed 21 Jul 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Channel 4: Privatisation
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

If my right hon. Friend will forgive me, I am going to come to those points. Given the limitations of time, I am anxious to …

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Westminster Hall - Wed 21 Jul 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Channel 4: Privatisation
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

If the hon. Gentleman will forgive me, I am not going to have time to give way.

I absolutely pay tribute to ITN for the …

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Westminster Hall - Wed 21 Jul 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Channel 4: Privatisation
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

I do not think I am going to have time.

I also point to Channel 5. Its spend on content was very small while it …

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Westminster Hall - Wed 21 Jul 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Channel 4: Privatisation
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

I am afraid I do not have time.

I want to make it absolutely clear that there is no political agenda attached to this. I …

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Written Statements - Thu 08 Jul 2021
View John Whittingdale's contibutions to: Communications Act 2003: 10th Report on Secretary of State’s Functions
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The Government have today laid a report before Parliament to fulfil their statutory duty under section 390 of the Communications Act 2003. Section 390 of …

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