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Digital Economy Bill 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Karen Bradley
Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Lord Ashton of Hyde

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

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

Next event

  • Report stage: House of Lords Report stage: House of Lords | 29.03.2017

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 102 (as amended in Committee) | PDF version, 727KB 08.02.2017

Latest news on the Digital Economy Bill 2016-17

Line by line examination of the Bill took place during the second day of report stage on 20 March. Amendments discussed covered clauses 15, 17, 22, 24, 26, 27, 31, 80 and 81 of the Bill.

A third day of report stage is scheduled for 29 March.

Summary of the Digital Economy Bill 2016-17

A Bill To make provision about electronic communications infrastructure and services; to provide for restricting access to online pornography; to make provision about protection of intellectual property in connection with electronic communications; to make provision about data-sharing; to make provision about functions of OFCOM in relation to the BBC; to provide for determination by the BBC of age-related TV licence fee concessions; to make provision about the regulation of direct marketing; to make other provision about OFCOM and its functions; and for connected purposes.

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