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Digital Economy Bill Overview

Overview of the Digital Economy Bill

Documents

Bill Overview Factsheet

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Bill Overview Impact Assessment

Delegated Powers Memorandum

Communications Act 2003 Keeling Schedule

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Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum

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The Digital Economy Bill introduces measures to modernise our climate for enterprise, ensuring that Britain remains at the forefront of the global 21st century economy. It will:

  • empower consumers and provide better connectivity so that everyone has access to broadband wherever they live
  • build a better infrastructure fit for the digital future
  • enable better public services using digital technologies
  • provide important protections for citizens from spam email and nuisance calls and protect children from online pornography
Published 5 July 2016
Last updated 24 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. Attached - 'Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum'
  2. First published.