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Civil Disorder: USA

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 136625, tabled on 12 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with the Foreign Secretary on the storming of the US Capitol on 6 January 2021 and its implications for the Government's policies on online harms.

Answered on

18 January 2021

Ministers have regular meetings and discussions with their ministerial colleagues, on a range of issues, including online harms policy.

The government has set out its proposals for a new regulatory framework to tackle online harms in the Full Government Response to the Online Harms White Paper, published on 15 December 2020.

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