Lord Smith of Hindhead

Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Music Licensing - Question 13 Jun 2019

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent discussions they have had with Phonographic Performance Limited regarding that body’s increasing of the tariff for their Specially Featured Entertainment licence from July 2019.
  • Music Licensing - Question 13 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper. In so doing, I make reference to my interests set out in the register.
  • Music Licensing - Question 13 Jun 2019

    I thank the Minister for his reply, and I am pleased that this matter has been referred to the Copyright Tribunal since my Question was tabled. It is estimated that the proposed new tariff will cost the hospitality industry an additional £49 million each year—an increase that is simply unaffordable for many operators. PPL collected £250 million last year and raked off £35 million in...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 October 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, Gambling Industry Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)
  • Member, Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee (since 17 May 2018)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (since 27 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Political Polling and Digital Media Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 20 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Licensing Act 2003 Committee (25 May 2016 to 4 Apr 2017)


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