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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 18 October 2016

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Digital Economy Bill


 

[Fourth Sitting]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 


 

Matt Hancock

 

That the Order of the Committee of 11 October be amended as follows: in paragraph

 

(1)(c), leave out the words “and 2.00 pm”.

 

 

Agreed to

 


 

Calum Kerr

 

Withdrawn  56

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  14,  after “the” insert “upload and download”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 18 October 2016        

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Digital Economy Bill, continued

 
 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Not called  83

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  15,  after “services” insert “and mobile network coverage”

 

Calum Kerr

 

Negatived on division  57

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

In subsection (4) after “OFCOM” insert “, the devolved administrations in

 

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland,”

 

Calum Kerr

 

Withdrawn  58

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  13,  leave out “The Secretary of State may” and insert

 

“Within 12 months of this Act coming into force, the Secretary of State shall”

 

Calum Kerr

 

Not called  59

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

The report shall consider the comparative costs of introducing the universal

 

service order in rural and urban areas, and identify measures to ensure costs in

 

rural areas are not disproportionately higher than in urban areas.”

 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Negatived on division  82

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

“72B  

Universal service order: annual report

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must lay before each House of Parliament an annual report

 

about the implementation of the universal service order for all areas pursuant to

 

the provisions of this Act.

 

(2)    

The annual report must include information on—

 

(a)    

the number of premises that have been supplied with the minimum

 

download speed as specified in the USO secondary legislation

 

(b)    

the number of premises that have been required to cover some of the cost

 

of connection,

 

(c)    

of the premises in (b) the average cost of connection per premises

 

covered by residents, disaggregated by local authority area,

 

(d)    

the number of premises that have chosen not to be connected via the

 

universal service order after being provided with an estimate, and

 

(e)    

the amount of time on average it takes to provide an estimate and connect

 

a premise, disaggregated by local authority area.

 

(3)    

The annual report must be laid before each House of Parliament as soon as

 

practicable after 31 March each year.”

 

Clauses 1 and 2 Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30 am


 

 

Revised 18 October 2016