Iain Stewart – 2021 Comments on the Draft Online Safety Bill

The comments made by Iain Stewart, the Minister for Scotland, on 12 May 2021.

The recent sports social media protest against racist abuse of footballers underscored the need to crack down on harmful content online and hold tech companies to account.

From protecting children from online dangers to tackling abuse on social media, this UK Government bill represents an important step forwards in making the web a safer place for everyone in Scotland and across the whole UK.