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Online Safety Bill

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Sessions 2021-22, 2022-23

Bill (4)

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

Bill 004 2022-23 (as introduced)
11 May 2022
Commons
Bill 004 2022-23 (as introduced) - large print
11 May 2022
Commons
Bill 285 2021-22 (as introduced)
17 March 2022
Commons
Bill 285 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
17 March 2022
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

Bill 004 EN 2022-23
11 May 2022
Commons
Bill 004 EN 2022-23 - large print
11 May 2022
Commons
Bill 285 EN 2021-22
17 March 2022
Commons
Bill 285 EN 2021-22 - large print
17 March 2022
Commons

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill. For reports of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, see “Select Committee Reports”.

Memorandum from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Home Office
17 March 2022
Commons

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

Notices of Amendments as at Monday 23 May 2022
23 May 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at Friday 20 May 2022
20 May 2022
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at Wednesday 18 May 2022
18 May 2022
Commons

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

Briefing Paper on the Bill
31 March 2022
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Have your say on the Online Safety Bill
20 April 2022
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Impact Assessment from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and Home Office
17 March 2022

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

Letter from Chris Philp MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding 3 documents for deposit in the House libraries.
17 March 2022

Link to the relevant section in the Commons Hansard Daily Report

Commons 2nd reading

2nd reading - Commons Hansard link
19 April 2022
Commons