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Responses to Government, European Commission, Ofcom and other consultations.

January 2015 : Response to Cabinet Office consultation on amending PECR

December 2014: Response to DCMS consultation on prosecution of SPAM callers and texters

November 2014: Response to DCMS consultation on 'partial not-spots'

June 2014 : Evidence submitted to the Labour Party Digital Government Review

January 2014 : Evidence submitted to Public Bill Committee on the Consumer Rights Bill

Sept 2013: Evidence submitted to the All Party Group on Nuisance Calls for inquiry into Nuisance Calls and Texts

Sept 2013: Evidence submitted to the Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport for the inquiry on Protecting Children On-line

May 2013: Response to Ofcom consultation on spectrum fees for terrestrial broadcasters

March 2013: Response to Ofcom consultation on price rises in fixed term contracts

March 2013: Response to Ofcom call for inputs on General Condition 15

Feb 2013: Response to Ofcom draft Annual Plan

November 2012: Response to Law Commission review of unfair terms in consumer contracts

October 2012: Response to Department of Business Innovation and Skills' consultation on implementation of Consumer Rights Directive

October 2012: Response to Department of Business Innovation and Skills' consultation on clarifying consumer rights

Sept 2012: Response to Department of Culture Media and Sport's consultation on consumer perspectives.

August 2012: Response to Welsh Language Commissioner on consultation on draft standards for supplying services in medium of Welsh.

July 2012: Response to Ofcom consultation on Next Generation Text Realy

April 2012 :Evidence from the MBG submitted to Ministry of Justice in response to its 'call for evidence' on the EU's proposals for a new Data Protection regulation

June 2011: MBG response to DCMS call for evidence as input for the Communciations Review for the Digital Age

Apr 2011: MBG's response to Ofcom's consultation on proposed changes to the General Conditions of Entitlement.

Feb 2011: MBG's response to Welsh Assembly Government's consultation on its Welsh Language Strategy

Dec 2010: MBG response to BIS consultation on the transposition of the EU Telecoms package

Nov 2010: MBG response to HMT consultation on the transposition of the revised e-Money Directive

Nov 2010: MBG response to FSA consultation on the draft Approach document for regulating e-Money

Sept 2010: MBG response to Ofcom discussion document on 'Net neutrality'

July 2010: MBG response to Ofcom consultation on Draft Initial Obligations Code. Download version

July 2010: MBG submission to PhonepayPlus on Draft 12th Code. Download copy

May 2010: MBG submission to BIS on cost sharing consultation, P2P code. Download version

May 2010: MBG response to Ofcom consultation on fees for VOD regulation: Download version

May 2010 : MBG submission to Welsh Assembly Legislation Committee No2 in relation to proposed Measure on Welsh Language

January 2010: MBG comments on PhonePayPlus business plan for 2010/11. Download version

September 2009: MBG response to BIS consultation on P2P file sharing. Download version

September 2009: MBG response to Ofcom's Mobile Sector Assessment Part 2. Download version

July 2009: MBG response to Ofcom's consultation on the review of Premium Rate Services. DownloadPart 1 and Part II

June 2009: MBG submission to Consumer Focus in response to call for evidence on priorities in the mobile sector. Download version

May 2009: MBG submission to All Party Parliamentary Group on Communications' investigation: Can we keep our hands of the net? Download version

April 2009: MBG response to HM Treasury on EU proposals for revision of the E-Money Directive. Download version

April 2009: MBG response to BERR on draft proposals for a Rights Agency. Download version

March 2009: MBG submission to BERR/DCMS on Interim Digital Britain Report. Download version

March 2009: MBG submission to Welsh Affairs Committee on Legislative Competence Order (Welsh Language) 2009. Download version

February 2009: MBG response to Defra/BERR on proposals for UK Implementation of the Batteries directive. Download version

February 2009: MBG response to Intellectual Property Office consultation on review of copyright law. Download version

January 2009: MBG response to Ofcom on regulation of Personal numbers (070). Download version

November 2008 : MBG response to DCMS consultation on the classification of Video Games. Download Word version

October 2008: MBG response to DCMS consultation on the implementation of the Audio Visual Media Services Directive. Download Word Version

October 2008: MBG response to Ofcom's consultation on to revisions in ADR schemes. Download Word Version

July 2008: MBG response to BERR's call for evideince in respect of its review of consumer law. Download Word version.

July 2008: MBG response to EC consultation on age verification and cross media rating. Download version

June 2008: MBG response to DCSF review of the commercialisation of childhood. Download version

June 2008: MBG response to to Ofcom consultation on the regulation of 087. Download version

June 2008: MBG response to Ofcom further consultation on 0870. Download version

June 2008: MBG response to Ofcom's consultation on Initial Assessments of self and co-regulatory schemes. Download version

June 2008: MBG response to Ofcom's consultation on the amount and distribution of advertising. Download version

June 2008: MBG response to Ofcom's second consultation on the separation of advertising and editorial in relation to participation TV. Download version

May 2008: MBG response to Ofcom's consultation on Additional Charges. Downloadversion

April 2008: MBG response to Ofcom's consultation on General Condition 23 (Selling of mobile airtime). Download version

March 2008: MBG response to HM Treasury's consultation on the implementation of the Payment Services Directive. Download version

March 2008: Transcript of MBG oral evidence to Culture Media Sport Select Committee for inquiry into potentially harmful content on the Internet. View oral evidence

January 2008: MBG submission to the Culture Media Sport Select Committee on potentially harmful content on the Internet, incorporating evidence to the Byron Review. View written evidence

October 2007: Response to Ofcom on rules relating to the separation of editorial and advertising. Download version

June 2007: Response to Ofcom's consultation on the consumer protection test. Download version

June 2007: Response to ICSTIS consultation on "Prior premission" for PRS used in association with broadcasting. Download version

April 2007: Oral evidence given to the House of Lords Select Committee on Regulators for their inquiry into "Economic Regulators." Link to evidence.

April 2007: Response to ICSTIS consultation on changes to its governance arrangements. Download version

April 2007: Response to Gambling Commission's consultation on technical standards for remote gambling. Download version

March 2007: Response to BBC consultation on Public Value Assessment of the BBC iplayer. Download version

March 2007: Response to Ofcom consultation on the "Public Service Publisher" concept. Download version

March 2007: Response to ICSTIS consultation on "Statement of Expectations" for Call TV. Download version

January 2007: Response to Ofcom consultation on "Participation TV". Download version

December 2006: Response to Ofcom consultation 'How we consult'. Download version

November 2006: Response to Ofcom's consultation for the Market Impact Assessment of the BBC's new on-demand proposals. Download a version.

October 2006: Written evidence submitted to the House of Lords Select Committe on the European Union Sub-Committee B (Internal Market)'s inquiry into the Audio Visual Media Services Directive. Download a version.

Sept 2006: Submission to HM Treasury in response to consultation document on the draft Payment Services Directive. Download a version.

Sept 2006: Submission to DCMS in response to DCMS consultation on the revision of the Television Without Frontiers Directive by the European Commission. Download version.

Sept 2006: Submission to Ofcom in response to consultation on the Statement on the future of numbering. Download PDF version.

Sept 2006: Submission to ASA on the regulation of the advertising of gambling services in the UK. Download PDF version

June 2006: Submission to Gambling Commission in response to consultation on Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice. Download PDF Version

June 2006: Oral Evidence given to the Culture Media Sport Select Committee on New Media and the creative industries. Link to evidence

May 2006: Submission to Ofcom in response to consultation on the future of the national numberng plan. Dowload PDF Version

April 2006: Submission to Ofcom in response to consultation on consumer policy. Download PDF Version

April 2006: Submission to DTI in response to consultation on consumer representation. Download PDF Version.

Feb 2006: Submission to Culture Media Sport Select Committee for Inquiry on the impact of new media platforms on the creative industries. Download PDF Version

Feb 2006: Letter to Gambling Commission in response to consultation on the principles of licensing conditions. Download PDF Version.

Feb 2006: Response to ICSTIS consultation on Consumer Refunds. Download PDF Version

Dec 2005: Letter to Ofcom in response to consultation on Single Non-emergency telephone number (101). Download PDF Version.

Dec 2005: Letter to Ofcom in response to consultation on proposed change to General Condition 18. Download PDF Version.

Dec 2005: Letter to Ofcom in response to consultation on the future of Number Translation Services. Download PDF Version.

Dec 2005: Letter to Ofcom in response to consultation on proposed changes to General Condition 14. Download PDF Version.

Dec 2005: Letter to ICSTIS in response to consultation on its 06/07 activity plan. Download PDF Version.

Sept 2005: MBG response to ICSTIS consultation on draft 11th Code of Practice. Download PDF version.

Sept 2005: MBG response to Ofcom's consultation on Draft Statement for the review of the Universal Service Obligation

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Sept 2005: MBG comments to the European Commission on issues papers relating to the review of the TVwF Directive.

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Sept 2005: MBG response to DTI's consultation on the application of the e-commerce Directive to hyperlinks, search tools and content aggregators.

Sept 2005: Letter to D.Peachey Esq. on FSA Guidance on the application of the e-money Directive to mobile phone prepay cards.

April 2005: MBG response to Ofcom's consultation on Better Policy Making Download PDF version

March 2005: MBG response to Ofcom's review of the Universal Service Obligation. Download PDF version.

March 2005: MBG submission to Cabinet Office on draft guidelines to the Civil Contingencies Act. Download PDF version.

February 2005: Presentation to Safer Internet Day conference on mobile content code.

February 2005: MBG briefing to peers for the second reading of the Gambling Bill in the House of Lorsd. Download a word version.

8th September 2004: MBG letter to Ofcom with regard to Ofcom's review of premium rate service regulation. Download a PDF version of the letter.

19th July 2004: MBG response to the European Commission's consultation on the application of the E Money Directive to mobile operators. Download a PDF version of the MBG response.

9th June 2004: Review of ICSTIS's Governance Arrangements - a response from the Mobile Broadband Group. Download a PDF version of the MBG response.

28th February 2004: MBG response to the Government's consultation on the draft Gambling Bill. Download a PDF version of the response.

27th February 2004: MBG consultation response on Memorandum of Understanding Between Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) concerning Section 46 Sexual Offences Act 2003. Download a PDF version of the response.

16th January 2004: MBG response to the Government's consultation on the draft Civil Contingencies Bill. Download a PDF version of the response.

9th January 2004: MBG response to OFCOM consultation on “Promoting effective self-regulation”Download a PDF version of the response.