Children and Families Bill — Report (4th Day) — 28 Jan 2014 at 20:27

Lord Prescott was absent

Amendment 53ZAAB

Moved by Baroness Howe of Idlicote

53ZAAB: After Clause 73, insert the following new Clause-

“Duty to provide an internet service that protects children

(1) Internet service providers must provide to subscribers an internet access service which excludes adult content unless all the conditions of subsection (3) have been fulfilled.

(2) Where mobile telephone operators provide a telephone service to subscribers which includes an internet access service, they must ensure this service excludes adult content unless all the conditions of subsection (3) have been fulfilled.

(3) The conditions are-

(a) the subscriber “opts-in” to subscribe to a service that includes adult content;

(b) the subscriber is aged 18 or over; and

(c) the provider of the service has an age verification policy which meets the standards set out by OFCOM in subsection (4) and which has been used to confirm that the subscriber is aged 18 or over before a user is able to access adult content.

(4) It shall be the duty of OFCOM to set, and from time to time to review and revise, standards for the-

(a) filtering of adult content in line with the standards set out in section 319 of the Communications Act 2003; and

(b) age verification policies to be used under subsection (3) before a user is able to access adult content.

(5) The standards set out by OFCOM under subsection (4) must be contained in one or more codes.

(6) It shall be the duty of OFCOM to establish procedures for the handling and resolution of complaints in a timely manner about the observance of standards set under subsection (4).

(7) In this section, internet service providers and mobile telephone operators shall at all times be held harmless of any claims or proceedings, whether civil or criminal, providing that at the relevant time, the internet access provider or the mobile telephone operator-

(a) was following the standards and code set out by OFCOM in subsection (4); and

(b) acting in good faith.

(8) In this section-

“adult content” means material which might seriously impair the physical, mental or moral development of persons under the age of eighteen;

“opts-in” means a subscriber notifies the service provider of his or her consent to subscribe to a service that includes adult content.”

Debate in Parliament | Source |

Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop0 14.5%
Con99 (+1 tell) 646.3%
Crossbench2 29 (+2 tell)17.3%
DUP0 250.0%
Green0 1100.0%
Independent Labour0 1100.0%
Judge0 213.3%
Lab0 6428.6%
LDem49 (+1 tell) 250.5%
PC0 150.0%
UKIP0 133.3%
UUP1 050.0%
Total:151 11033.2%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Party | Vote

NamePartyVote
Lord Framlingham Conaye
Baroness Gardner of ParkesConaye
Viscount Goschen Conaye
Lord Hamilton of EpsomCon (front bench)aye
Lord Howe of AberavonConaye
Lord Lyell Con (front bench)aye
Lord Cameron of DillingtonCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Powell of BayswaterCrossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Benjamin LDem (front bench)aye
Viscount Falkland LDemaye
Baroness Nicholson of WinterbourneLDem (front bench)aye
Baroness Tonge LDemaye

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