Legislation is needed to make lying to Parliament a sackable offence for MPs

An opportunity was lost in the Queen’s Speech to create legislation which would make lying to Parliament, and the British people, a sackable offence for MPs. I was taking part in a late night debate on the content of the Queen’s Speech and criticised the government for not doing enough to tackle inequalities or help […]

There is Much More to be Done on the Online Safety Bill

I welcome the Government’s acceptance of 66 recommendations made by the Joint Committee working on the draft Online Safety Bill of which I am a member, which will go part of the way to making the internet a safer place for UK citizens, but significant gaps still remain in reducing harmful content online. Following months […]

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