Telecommunications (Security) Bill — Report — Amendment 8 — 19 Oct 2021 at 17:45
Moved by Baroness Merron
8: After Clause 23, insert the following new Clause-“Network diversification(1) The Secretary of State must publish an annual report on the impact of progress of the diversification of the telecommunications supply chain on the security of public electronic communication networks and services.(2) The report required by subsection (1) must include an assessment of the effect on the security of those networks and services of-(a) progress in network diversification set against the most recent telecommunications diversification strategy presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State;(b) likely changes in ownership or trading position of existing market players;(c) changes to the diversity of the supply chain for network equipment;(d) new areas of market consolidation and diversification risk including the cloud computing sector;(e) progress made in any aspects of the implementation of the diversification strategy not covered by paragraph (a);(f) the public funding which is available for diversification.(3) The Secretary of State must lay the report before Parliament.(4) A Minister of the Crown must, not later than two months after the report has been laid before Parliament, move a motion in the House of Commons in relation to the report.”Member’s explanatory statementThis new Clause requires the Secretary of State to report on the impact of the Government’s diversification strategy on the security of telecommunication networks and services, and allows for a debate in the House of Commons on the report.
Ayes 180, Noes 176.
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.
|Party||Majority (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Lord Kakkar||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Davidson of Glen Clova||Lab||no|
|Baroness Kennedy of Cradley||Non-affiliated||aye|
|Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick||Non-affiliated (front bench)||aye|
|Baroness Stuart of Edgbaston||Non-affiliated||aye|