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UK government to back down over Online Safety Bill after Conservative rebellion- Telegraph

Britain's new cabinet meeting at Number 10 Downing Street, London

(Reuters) - UK's Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan has accepted changes to the Online Safety Bill that will make senior managers at tech firms criminally liable for persistent breaches of their duty of care to children, the Telegraph reported on Monday.

Ministers are expected to unveil the details of the plan in the Commons on Tuesday after a rebellion by nearly 50 conservative MPs demanded tougher action on tech bosses, the report said.

(Reporting by Shivani Tanna in Bengaluru; editing by Diane Craft)