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Online Safety Bill [HL] 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
Sponsor:
Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Lords

  1. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 082 2015-16, as amended in Committee | PDF version, 91KB 17.12.2015

Latest news on the Online Safety Bill [HL] 2015-16

Line by line examination of the Bill took place during committee stage on 11 December. Amendments discussed covered clauses 1, 2, 8 and 10 of the Bill.

Report stage – further line by line examination of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.

The 2015/16 session of parliament has ended and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Online Safety Bill [HL] 2015-16

A Bill to make provision about the promotion of online safety; to require internet service providers and mobile phone operators to provide an internet service that excludes adult content; to require electronic device manufacturers to provide a means of filtering internet content; to make provision for parents to be educated about online safety and for the regulation of harmful material through on-demand programme services.

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