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Harriet Harman Calls For Tough Communications Bill To Curb Google, Facebook And Murdoch

06/05/2013 12:15 BST
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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Harriet Harman listens as Labour Party leader Ed Miliband speaks on the first day of the annual Labour Party Conference on September 30, 2012 in Manchester, England. As delegates gather for the first day of the party's annual conference at Manchester Central, party leader Ed Miliband said that a future Labour government could break up banks if they did not separate their retail and investment sectors. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Labour's deputy leader, Harriet Harman, has called on the government to lay down plans for a tough communications bill in the Queen's speech on Wednesday, including rules to curb Rupert Murdoch's dominance in newspapers and pay TV and a framework to tackle the rising power of technology giants such as Facebook and Google.

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