Copyright: EU Action

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 27th November 2018.

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Photo of Paul Farrelly Paul Farrelly Labour, Newcastle-under-Lyme

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Trilogue process in relation to the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, whether the Government plans to support the inclusion of provisions to ensure that creators receive fair remuneration for the use of their works.

Photo of Sam Gyimah Sam Gyimah Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Higher Education), Minister of State (Education)

The Government supports the principle that creators should be fairly rewarded for their work whilst ensuring that we continue to encourage investment in new content and innovative services. We are engaging with our European partners to achieve these aims during Trilogue negotiations on this Directive.

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