Byron Review

Safer Children in a Digital World: the report of the Byron Review

Dr Tanya ByronPublished 27 March 2008
On 6 September 2007, the Prime Minister asked me to conduct an independent review looking at the risks to children from exposure to potentially harmful or inappropriate material on the internet and in video games.

My Review is about the needs of children and young people. It is about preserving their right to take the risks that form an inherent part of their development by enabling them to play video games and surf the net in a safe and informed way.

By listening to children and young people and putting them at the heart of this Review - and by replacing emotion with evidence - I hope I have provided some very necessary focus to what is a very necessary debate.

PDF versions of the Full Report, Annexes and supporting documentation are available below.

Byron Review Action Plan

On 24 June 2008 a cross-Government action plan was published which sets out how the recommendations of the Byron Review will be implemented.

Final Report

Hard copies of the report can be ordered here and copies of summary for children and young people can be ordered here while stocks last.

Announcements about the Review

Call for Evidence

Additional Documents

Related Documents


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