HC Deb 01 December 1966 vol 737 cc133-4W
Mr. Whitaker

asked the Secretary of Slate for Education and Science when he w ill introduce legislation to ensure that authors receive fair remuneration for copies of their books in libraries.

Miss Jennie Lee

A Working Party set up by the Literature Panel of the Arts Council is considering this problem. Any

and what are the estimated figures for 1966–67.

Mr. Denis Howell

The best estimates that are available are as follows:

proposals submitted to me by the Council will be carefully considered and all the bodies likely to be affected will be consulted.