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Video Tapes

Volume 84: debated on Wednesday 23 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if it is now his intention to implement the proposal contained in his Department's Green Paper, "The Recording and Control of Audio and Video Copyright Material", to make video tapers pay both a television licence fee and a tape levy.

We hope soon to publish a White Paper setting out our proposals for the reform of copyright law. The White Paper will announce our conclusions on whether a levy on blank audio and video recording tape should be introduced.