Telecommunications (Security) Bill — After Clause 23 — Network Diversification — 8 Nov 2021 at 21:37
“the Minister will be able to unilaterally make decisions that impact the technical operation and direction of technology companies, with little or no oversight or accountability.”
“All it asks the Government to do…is to review the security arrangements with a telecoms provider if one of our vital, strategic Five Eyes partners bans its equipment. We are not calling for a similar immediate ban, or an eventual ban, we are just saying let us review it and come to a conclusion.”-[Official Report, House of Lords, 19 October 2021; Vol. 815, c. 99.]
“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.”
“a Future RAN Competition (FRANC) and opening the doors of the SmartRAN Open Network Interoperability Centre (SONIC Labs).”
“This is, first and foremost, a national security Bill.”
That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 4.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||272 (+2 tell)||0||0||75.3%|
|Lab||0||122 (+2 tell)||0||61.4%|