Amendments proposed to the Communications Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Simon Thomas

177

*Clause     11,     page     11,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   In making such appointments with respect to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, OFCOM must consult with the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly.'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

148

Clause     12,     page     12,     line     23,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   At any such time that a function has been conferred on the Board that function shall not also be exercised by OFCOM.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Nick Harvey

13

Clause     12,     page     12,     line     26,     at end insert—

      '( ) functions arising under sections 307 and 315 of this Act;'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

36

Clause     12,     page     12,     line     28,     leave out 'broadcast or otherwise transmitted' and insert 'transmitted, whether broadcast or otherwise'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

61

Clause     12,     page     12,     line     38,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   The Content Board's functions should have sufficient regard to persons who are likely to be affected and should be limited so as not to have a major negative impact on business competitiveness.'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

141

Clause     12,     page     13,     line     6,     at end insert—

    '(6A)   In particular, OFCOM shall give consideration to the advisability of authorising the Content Board to establish a committee or panel to advise on the interests of people with disabilities or special needs resulting from age or personal circumstances.'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

178

*Clause     12,     page     13,     line     12,     at end add—

    '(7)   It shall be the duty of OFCOM to ensure the establishment of advisory content committees for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.'.


   

Nick Harvey
Mr Richard Allan

156

Clause     13,     page     13,     line     25,     at end insert 'with particular regard for variations in consumer experiences as a result of disability, age or personal circumstances.'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

142

Clause     13,     page     13,     line     36,     at end insert—

      '(g) the extent and nature of variations in consumer experiences as a result of disability, age or personal circumstances.'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

37

Clause     13,     page     13,     line     43,     leave out 'broadcast or otherwise published' and insert 'transmitted, whether broadcast or otherwise'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

38

Clause     13,     page     13,     line     44,     leave out from 'network' to end of line 47.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

39

Clause     15,     page     15,     line     31,     leave out from 'and' to end of line 32 and insert 'consumers and small business consumers in relation to such of the following matters as are relevant to either of those classes of consumers—'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

179

*Clause     15,     page     15,     line     32,     leave out from 'to' to the end of line 27 on page 16 and insert 'any aspect of OFCOM's duties and the operational effectiveness of OFCOM in respect of delivering those duties to further the interests of consumers and citizens.'.

   

Brian White

198

*Clause     15,     page     15,     line     41,     leave out 'financial and other'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

40

Clause     15,     page     15,     line     41,     leave out 'such services or facilities' and insert 'the services or facilities mentioned in subsection (4)'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

41

Clause     15,     page     16,     line     20,     leave out 'or of an electronic programme guide'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

42

Clause     15,     page     16,     line     31,     at end insert 'nor the terms on which any such content is supplied'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

180

*Clause     15,     page     17,     line     8,     leave out subsection (9).


   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Nick Harvey
Mr Simon Thomas

8

Clause     16,     page     17,     line     41,     leave out from 'by' to end of line 44 and insert 'the Secretary of State, acting with the advice of OFCOM, and shall comprise a Chairman and such other members as the Secretary of State may determine.'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

181

*Clause     16,     page     17,     line     41,     leave out 'OFCOM' and insert 'the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

182

*Clause     16,     page     17,     line     42,     leave out 'OFCOM' and insert 'the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

183

*Clause     16,     page     17,     line     43,     leave out subsection (20).

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Nick Harvey
Mr Simon Thomas

10

Clause     16,     page     17,     line     45,     leave out 'OFCOM' and insert 'the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

184

*Clause     16,     page     18,     line     5,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   In appointing persons to be national members of the Consumer Panel, the Secretary of State must consult as appropriate with the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly.'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Nick Harvey

11

Clause     16,     page     18,     line     6,     leave out 'OFCOM' and insert 'the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Andrew Lansley
Nick Harvey

12

Clause     16,     page     18,     line     16,     leave out 'OFCOM' and insert 'the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

185

*Clause     16,     page     18,     line     29,     leave out 'OFCOM with the approval of'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

186

*Clause     16,     page     18,     line     29,     after 'State', insert 'in consultation with the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales or Northern Ireland Assembly as appropriate.'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

187

*Clause     16,     page     18,     line     30,     leave out 'OFCOM' and insert 'the Secretary of State'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

188

*Clause     16,     page     18,     line     31,     leave out 'OFCOM' and insert 'the Secretary of State'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

143

Clause     17,     page     18,     line     43,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   The committees established by the Panel shall include a committee representing the interests of disabled and elderly people; and any such committee shall include a majority of members who are themselves disabled people or of pensionable age.'.

   

Mr Simon Thomas

189

*Clause     17,     page     19,     line     5,     at end add—

    '(7)   It shall be the duty of the Consumer Panel to establish advisory consumer panels for (a) England, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales and (d) Northern Ireland.'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban
Nick Harvey
Mr Richard Allan

144

Clause     23,     page     22,     line     18,     at end add 'having regard to the need to make the information or advice accessible to persons with disabilities'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

145

Clause     24,     page     22,     line     24,     after 'television', insert ', telecommunications, internet'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

146

Clause     24,     page     22,     line     30,     after 'television', insert ', telecommunications, internet'.

   

Nick Harvey
Mr Richard Allan

157

Clause     24,     page     22,     line     32,     after 'OFCOM', insert 'with due regard to advice given by the Disability Rights Commission'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

147

Clause     24,     page     22,     line     34,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   In carrying out its duty under subsection (3), OFCOM shall have regard to any views expressed by the Disability Rights Commission.'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr John Greenway
Mr Andrew Robathan
Mr Mark Hoban

62

Clause     28,     page     25,     line     19,     leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

      '(b) such of the following as are used, by the person providing the system, for the conveyance, including switching or routing, of the signals—

      (i) apparatus comprised in the system; and

      (ii) software and stored data.'.

 
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