HC Deb 22 July 1970 vol 804 cc164-5W
Mr. Bishop

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what consultations have taken place with the Library Association regarding legislation to levy an authors' tax on books, and the future of the free library system; and what was their response.

Mrs. Thatcher

My right hon. Friend the Paymaster-General has not so far held any such consultations.