Twitter: Harassment

(asked on 15th October 2019) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the effect on mental health of anonymous (a) abuse and (b) threats made on Twitter.


Answered by
Nadine Dorries Portrait
Nadine Dorries
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
This question was answered on 21st October 2019

We have no plans to make such assessment.

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