Hands welcomes new ISP policy on Internet Porn

Greg Hands M.P. has welcomed an announcement this week by Internet Service Providers that will help protect children online. It follows the early work of the cross-party Parliamentary Inquiry into Online Child Protection, run by his Conservative colleague, Claire Perry MP.

M.P.s launch Parliamentary Inquiry into Online Child Protection

Greg Hands M.P. and a cross-party group of more than sixty Members of the Houses of Parliament have announced the formation of a Parliamentary Inquiry into Online Child Protection. The inquiry will take evidence over the next few months from parents, child protection experts, Internet experts and Chief Executives or senior managers of many of Britain’s largest Internet Service Providers.  The group will report to Ministers in November.

Lessons for London from New York City

Greg Hands M.P.'s article from Forward! magazine in 2007 - detailing the lessons London can learn from New York City's success in fighting crime:

“Absent Andy” ignores recall and riots

Slaughter has no time on holiday even to commentThere is confirmation that Labour MP for Hammersmith, Andrew Slaughter, ignored the recall of Parliament to stay on his holiday. Thursday’s emergency session was held to debate the riots in London and other cities.