Our consultation responses


September 2021

  • Submission to the Justice and Home Affairs Committee Inquiry New technologies and the application of the law [download .pdf 106kB]

May 2021

  • Summary briefing on the Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill narrowly on children, data and digital rights [download .pdf 121 kB]
  • Briefing on the Police Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill (joint led by Big Brother Watch) [download .pdf 161 kB]
  • Submission to the PACAC Covid 19 Vaccine Certification Enquiry [download .pdf 82kB]

April 2021

  • Submission to the EU Commission Consultation on combatting CSAM and child grooming

March 2021

December 2020

November 2020

  • Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the Draft General Comment on children in the digital environment [download. pdf 244 kB]

October 2020

June 2020

  • Submission to the Education Select Committee related to the impact of Covid-19 on the digital environment in education [as published] [download .pdf 219 kB] and link to high level proposals [download .pdf 2.2MB] November 2019

April 2020

  • Contribution from defenddigitalme to the EC evaluation of the GDPR (Article 97) [download 364kB]

July 2019

June 2019

  • ICO Statutory Age Appropriate Code of Practice (Data Protection Act 2018) [download .pdf 1MB]

March 2019

October 2018

Digital government: Science and Technology Committee evidence [download .pdf 184 kB]

September 2018

May 2017

GDPR derogations DCMS consultation: [download .pdf 586 kB]

February 2017

The Digital Economy Bill: on opening up the Civil Registry and bulk data for policy reasons. Why pupil data is the wrong model to copy. [download .pdf 256 kB] 07/03/2016

January 2017

National Citizen Service Bill committee stage response [download letter to committee .pdf 118 kB]

November 2016

September 2016

Higher Education and Research Bill committee stage response [defenddigitalme Response] .pdf 171kB

August 2016

Children and the Internet: [defenddigitalme_Response] [HOL committee] .pdf 237 kB

April 2016:

Better Data in Government: Cabinet Office Consultation Response [defenddigitalme Response .pdf 262kb]

February 2016

Keeping Children Safe in Education – Department for Education Consultation on
 Statutory Guidance September 2016 [defenddigitalme Response .pdf 121kb] specific to web monitoring proposals

December 2015

The Big Data Dilemma: the Science and Technology Committee Enquiry [defenddigitalme Response .pdf 139 kb]
The Big Data Dilemma: Enquiry publications and Report 2015-16