Government Departments: Copyright

HM Treasury written question – answered on 10th March 2017.

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

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what process his Department has for allocating funds for the payment for copyright licenses by the Government; and what funds were allocated for such payments in each of the last five years.

Photo of Simon Kirby Simon Kirby The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

Government departments buy copyright licences according to their needs from their departmental budgets. Funds are not allocated by HM Treasury specifically for licensing and departmental procurement. This type of procurement is a matter for individual departments.

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