Arts: Copyright:Written question - 28638

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Asked by Jo Stevens
(Cardiff Central)
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Asked on: 12 March 2020
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Arts: Copyright
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate his Department has made of the gross cost to UK artists of copyright payments avoided in the UK.
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Answered by: Amanda Solloway
Answered on: 17 March 2020

The Government has made no assessment of the gross cost to UK artists of copyright payments avoided in the UK. Copyright licensing is a private, commercial matter between the parties concerned and the Government is not involved in these agreements.

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