Government Departments: Copyright

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 8th March 2017.

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Photo of Jim Dowd Jim Dowd Labour, Lewisham West and Penge

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps he is taking to create a single copyright licensing arrangement across Government.

Photo of Jim Dowd Jim Dowd Labour, Lewisham West and Penge

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what progress he is making in renegotiating the agreement with the Copyright Licensing Agency to facilitate the scanning and photocopying of documents by Government Departments where secondary royalties may be payable.

Photo of Chris Skidmore Chris Skidmore Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Cabinet Office)

The Cabinet Office currently coordinates the purchase of a cross-Government copyright licence on behalf of Departments and is considering a proposal from the Copyright Licence Agency.

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