House of Lords
Lord Smith of Finsbury (Labour)
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the costs and losses for the creative industries of the proposals in the consultation on copyright to (1) introduce an exception for private copying; (2) introduce an exception for official celebrations; and (3) make exceptions override contractual provisions.
Baroness Wilcox (Conservative)
The Government are currently seeking detailed evidence on the costs and benefits to all parties who could be affected by the proposals to modernise copyright, through public consultation. The Government have published initial impact assessments based on evidence currently available. These are published on the website of the Intellectual Property Office.