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Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (12 February 2015)

John Whittingdale: ...Friend the Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy gave a moment ago, can he confirm that the Government’s position remains as set out in the response to the consultation on the review of EU copyright law—that any changes should be based on hard evidence? Perhaps I might ask him a second time to be a little clearer—just so that we can be absolutely certain that...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Public Service Broadcasting (11 February 2015)

Edward Vaizey: ...competing interests – particularly those of broadcasters, platforms, and of viewers - must be balanced. Government is going to consult on whether the time is right to remove section 73 of the Copyright, Design and Patents act, and whether this allows PSBs to invest more in high-quality content. But rather than doing so in isolation, we will be looking at this in the wider context,...

Written Answers — The Lord Chairman of Committees: Parliamentary Digital Service (11 February 2015)

Lord Sewel: ...made available. Use of Parliamentary material is governed by the terms of the Open Parliament Licence (further details can be found on the Parliamentary website: www.parliament.uk/site-information/copyright/open-parliament -licence). The Open Parliament Licence is designed to allow Parliamentary material to be used freely and flexibly, consistent with the way public sector information is...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Ordnance Survey (10 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the value of the intellectual copyright held by Ordnance Survey.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Art Works: Copyright (9 February 2015)

Viscount Clancarty: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the recent action against the artist Luc Tuymans, what is the current law in the United Kingdom regarding the copying or reproduction by fine artists of work by other artists, including fine artists and photographers and other image-makers through media such as drawing, painting or the use of collage.

Deregulation Bill — Report (2nd Day) (Continued) (5 February 2015) See 4 other results from this debate

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: ...asserting without much evidence need to be tested by proper evidence-gathering and a proper report. Like other noble Lords, I think that the way forward is to do something with Section 73 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act. There is some obvious logic in having the primary legislation already banked in order that it can be implemented when the time comes, but the right process would...

Written Ministerial Statements — Justice: Advisory Panel on Public Sector Information (3 February 2015)

Simon Hughes: ...of APPSI for their valuable work in advising Government on public sector information and its reuse. APPSI played a key role in contributing to the Government’s approach to public sector information, reuse and Crown copyright. I particularly note the early development of a concept of a national information framework, reflected in the Government’s national information...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Satellite Broadcasting (3 February 2015)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...competing interests – particularly those of broadcasters, platforms, and of viewers - must be balanced. Government is going to consult on whether the time is right to remove section 73 of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act, and whether this allows PSBs to invest more in high-quality content. But rather than doing so in isolation, we will be looking at this in the wider context,...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Music: Licensing (20 January 2015)

Edward Vaizey: Holding answer received on 09 January 2015 While the Government recognises the value of collective licensing, only copyright holders can determine what they want to do with their rights. Where those copyright holders have expressed a demand for a third party to manage their rights and collect rights revenue on their behalf, they have already set up licensing and collections...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rabbits: Meat (20 January 2015)

George Eustice: ...163;000s 5 119 984 817 Poland Tonnes 0 000s 1 Portugal Tonnes 5 4 6 9 8 000s 24 15 21 22 26 Spain Tonnes 12 75 54 000s 43 284 191 Crown Copyright Source: HM Revenue and Customs

Government Support for Artists — Question for Short Debate (19 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Maclennan of Rogart: ...of the arts. We have made some progress in this area, but not enough. The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has now been set up, and could be a means of enforcement of the rights of artists. Copyright is the mechanism through which writers, composers and music creators are paid for their work. Royalties provide essential income for creators so that they can grow and invest in...

Written Answers — Department of Health: In Vitro Fertilisation (12 January 2015)

Jane Ellison: ...Embryology Authority (HFEA) referred to in its 2011 and 2013 reviews are listed in the ‘evidence reviewed’ annexes of the reports. The non-confidential evidence submissions, where there are no copyright issues, are also available on the HFEA website: http://www.hfea.gov.uk/6372.html We are advised by the HFEA that the Expert Panel’s scientific reviews do refer to...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armed Forces: Lagos (6 January 2015)

Lord Astor of Hever: The Ministry of Defence (MOD) does not permit the use of United Kingdom Armed Forces logos in political literature. Information on MOD copyright licensing is attached and is available on the Department's website at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/311992/20140515_MOD_Copyright_Licensing_Inform ation.pdf This Answer included the...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: EU Competitiveness Council (10 December 2014)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...priority should be to ensure existing legislation was applied correctly. On the Digital Single Market, most MS supported the need for action, with different MS pressing different priorities such as ecommerce and copyright. A number of MS were keen to see more action on energy within the single market. The Commission noted MS support for a sectoral approach to services and potentially a...

Sport: Governance — Motion to Take Note (4 December 2014)

Lord Pendry: ...corruption. In my view that is just not enough. Betting operators are the only commercial services that directly use the content produced by sport without making any payment for the use of that content. Historically, UK copyright law gave sport protection over the use of its content, such as fixtures and match data, by betting organisations. Indeed, for more than 40 years the pools...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Political Impartiality (4 December 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Chris Bryant: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the phrase 'long-term economic plan' or the content of that policy is covered by Crown copyright; and whether permission has been given to non-governmental organisations to reproduce that phrase or the content of that policy in their marketing and communications.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Copyright: EU Action (2 December 2014)

Tom Harris: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to ensure that European Commission proposals for reform of the European Copyright Framework do not undermine the principle that writers and other creators should be rewarded for their work.

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Telecommunications Council (26 November 2014)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...8217;s decision to prioritise actions to boost the digital economy; and the UK believes the Commission’s plan should focus on five aspects of the digital economy as a coherent package: e commerce, data, competition and protection, copyright and telecommunications. There will then follow discussion on draft council conclusions on internet governance. We are expecting these conclusions...

Written Ministerial Statements — Culture Media and Sport: Telecommunications Council (26 November 2014)

Edward Vaizey: ...’s decision to prioritise actions to boost the digital economy; and the UK believes the Commission’s plan should focus on five aspects of the digital economy as a coherent package: commerce, data, competition and protection, copyright and telecommunications. There will then follow discussion on draft council conclusions on internet governance. We are expecting these conclusions...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Ict (24 November 2014)

Edward Vaizey: ...by companies. The strategy was developed in partnership with industry to place the UK at the forefront of extracting knowledge and value from data. Since the publication of the strategy, the Government has introduced new legislation on copyright exceptions in June 2014 to enable text and data-mining for non-commercial purpose, and has developed new UK Trade & Industry marketing...

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