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Offences against Children: Internet

Volume 489: debated on Thursday 19 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 3 February 2009, Official Report, column 1652W, on offences against children: internet, when her Department commenced its review of ways in which the final 5 per cent. of internet service providers could be covered by blocking; what timetable has been set to achieve 100 per cent. blocking coverage; and what steps she plans to take to achieve that objective. (261935)

The Government are considering all the options for progressing the final 5 per cent. of consumer broadband connections not currently covered by blocking. The Government will be setting out actions and time scales in due course.