Digital Regulation and Responsibility APPG

First Registered: 24/09/2020 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To explore how the UK can deliver a robust, effective and world-leading digital regulatory regime.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Digital Regulation and Responsibility

1. Packaging producer responsibility monitoring 2018
02/10/2019 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: Packaging producer responsibility monitoring 2018 - GOV.UK

2. Civil Service diversity by organisation and grade: 2020
10/05/2021 - Cabinet Office
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Found: Civil Service employment; percentage women by responsibility level and government department 1 2 3 4All

3. The Remote Gambling Association - written evidence
30/01/2019 - Inquiry: Immersive and addictive technologies - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: in gaming and VR/AR? Is the funding to support digital technologies and skills being allocated appropriately

4. Civil Service statistics: 2020
26/08/2020 - Cabinet Office
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Found: employment by responsibility level and sex 2Civil Service employment by ethnicity and responsibility level 3Civil

5. Gambling regulation: problem gambling and protecting vulnerable people
17/04/2020 - Select Committee Inquiry


Overall responsibility for the policy and regulatory framework lies the Department for Digital, Culture

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Recent Speeches related to Digital Regulation and Responsibility

1. Regulating in a Digital World (Communications Committee Report)
12/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: decades ago. However, regulation has not kept pace with the nature and scope of the digital services which now - Speech Link

2. Online Harms Legislation
13/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: (Urgent Question): To ask the Minister for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport if he will make a statement - Speech Link
2: must address. We can keep the benefits of the digital economy only if we can improve trust and confidence - Speech Link
3: framework benefit from pre-legislative scrutiny by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, as well as - Speech Link

3. Data Protection: Age-appropriate Design Code
18/05/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Majesty’s Government when they intend to lay the regulation giving effect to the age- appropriate design - Speech Link
2: people’s digital experience? More children are online for more time and are more reliant on digital technology - Speech Link
3: because the age-verification provisions of the Digital Economy Act have been kicked into the long grass - Speech Link

4. Audiovisual Media Services (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
27/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: benefit from the EU’s regulation of platforms under the AVMS directive. The regulation under this regime - Speech Link
2: whether they agree to continue complying with regulation.Given the time available to me, I simply - Speech Link
3: are—confirmation that the European standard of regulation continues to apply after the end of the transition - Speech Link

5. Online Harms
08/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, in the other place recently - Speech Link
2: place, that under the aegis of Ofcom we can get regulation built in to our way forward, and that it can - Speech Link
3: the inadequacy of current protections. However, regulation and enforcement must be based on clear evidence - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Digital Regulation and Responsibility
1. Digital Technology: Regulation
asked by: Chi Onwurah
... what steps the Government is taking to update the digital regulatory regime.

2. Digital Technology: Regulation
asked by: Dan Jarvis
... when he plans to publish proposals for a new digital charter.

3. Ministerial Responsibility
asked by: Alex Davies-Jones
... what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of creating a Ministerial portfolio with responsibility for protections for future generations; and if he will make a statement.

4. Ministerial Responsibility
asked by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle
... last updated in October 2019 and before the last ministerial reshuffle.

5. Ministerial Responsibility
asked by: Jonathan Ashworth
... which departmental decisions have been subject to a ministerial direction in 2020.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Jeremy Wright Portrait
Jeremy Wright
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Kenilworth and Southam
Joined: 24th September 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Dementia , War Crimes
Baroness Kidron Portrait
Baroness Kidron
Deputy Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Morgan of Cotes Portrait
Baroness Morgan of Cotes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
1 APPG Membership
Heritage Rail
Lord Puttnam Portrait
Lord Puttnam
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
1 APPG Membership
Deliberative Democracy
Carla Lockhart Portrait
Carla Lockhart
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Upper Bann
Joined: 24th September 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jeremy Wright MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 2008.


Public Enquiry Point:

Poppy Wood, Reset. Tel: 07900 845 677



Reset acts as the group's secretariat.

Benefits in Kind
15 Sep 2020
Secretariat   From : 15/09/2020 To : 14/09/2021

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Digital Regulation and Responsibility APPG