Damian Collins

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Secret Facebook documents made public by Parliament Committee

Secret Facebook documents made public by Parliament Committee

Secret Facebook documents made public by Parliament Committee

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has published 234 pages of unseen documents, which it obtained in November this year from a company suing the social network.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Facebook denies MP’s claim that ‘Russian activity’ was on the site in 2014

Facebook denies MP’s claim that ‘Russian activity’ was on the site as early as 2014

Facebook denies MP’s claim that ‘Russian activity’ was on site as early as 2014

An MP has claimed that Facebook knew about a possible cyber attack on the platform linked to Russia years before they were made public.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Damian Collins calls international 'fake news' hearing and calls on Mark Zuckerberg to 'make himself available'

Damian Collins calls international 'fake news' hearing and calls on Mark Zuckerberg to 'make himself available'

Collins: Mark Zuckerberg should 'make himself available' for fake news hearing

Damian Collins has teamed up with a Canadian parliamentary committee to hold an 'international' hearing on online disinformation and hopes Mark Zuckerberg will attend

Damian Collins says Leave.EU letter proves Arron Banks is ‘rattled’ by committee crackdown on fake news

Damian Collins says Leave.EU letter proves Arron Banks is ‘rattled’ by committee crackdown on fake news

Damian Collins says Arron Banks is ‘rattled’ by committee crackdown on fake news

Conservative MP Damian Collins has said Leave.EU’s letter to his constituents shows that his committee has Arron Banks “rattled”, after Mr Banks was called to speak at a “fake news” inquiry by the committee.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

House of Fraser pays more to rent London premises than Amazon pays in tax, says Damian Collins

House of Fraser pays more to rent London premises than Amazon pays in tax, says Damian Collins

House of Fraser pays more rent than Amazon pays in tax, says Damian Collins

Damian Collins said the Budget will make things fairer for small businesses and ensure tech giants pay the right amount of tax

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018

MP argues against 'ridiculous situation'

Information Commissioner's powers must be beefed up, says Damian Collins

Information Commissioner's powers must be beefed up, says Damian Collins

Chairman of Commons DCMS Committee said Information Commissioner should have 'the power to go into companies without notice'

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

'If it's so sunny and liberal in California, why can't Mark Zuckerberg answer business questions?', says Damian Collins

Damian Collins: 'If it's so liberal in California, why can't Mark Zuckerberg answer business questions?'

'Mark Zuckerberg is the beating heart of Facebook and needs to give evidence'

MP Damian Collins said high profile people usually recognise it's damaging to their reputation to refuse to appear in front of MPs

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg refuses to appear at Parliamentary inquiry on fake news

Facebook: Zuckerberg refuses to appear at UK fake news inquiry

Facebook: Zuckerberg refuses to appear at UK fake news inquiry

A letter claims he has asked one of his deputies to attend in his place

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

'We have a right to know if there was interference from fake news in EU referendum and election' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum'

The Chair of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the decision to write to Facebook's founder asking for evidence Russia had interfered in UK democratic process

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Child pornography: 'Facebook has lost the plot, websites need independent supervision', says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

'Facebook has lost the plot' on child pornography, says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

Child pornography: 'Websites can't be trusted, they need supervision'

Chairman of the Commons media committee Damian Collins has criticised Facebook for the handling of reports about sexualised child images on the website

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Greater Manchester Police opens investigation into allegations of historical sex abuse in football

Greater Manchester Police opens investigation into allegations of historical sex abuse in football

Greater Manchester Police opens investigation into allegations of sex abuse

The force joins the FA and the Metropolitan Police in looking into the growing scandal in football