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Copyright (Music)

Volume 932: debated on Thursday 19 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection whether, in view of the decision to give increased scope to the work of the Price Commission, he will make arrangements to ensure that henceforward the Performing Rights Tribunal is advised to have regard to the principles adopted by the Price Commission with regard to charges for services when dealing with disputes which involve increased charges for the public use of copyright music.

I have no reason to believe that the Performing Rights Tribunal does not take account of current policy on prices and charges in considering any dispute referred to it.