Text Resize

 
 
 
 

Submissions

Below are downloadable copies of the SoA's (and other organisations') responses to recent Government consultations, Select Committee inquiries and other papers.

Teaching of Writing in Schools (2016)

Fair Contracts Campaign (2015-)

Culture White Paper Consultation (2015)

Repeal of Section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

European Commission Communication on Copyright Reform (2015-)

PLR and volunteer-run libraries (2012-)

BBC Royal Charter Review Consultation (2015)

JURI Report on Harmonisation of Copyright in Europe ('Reda Report')

An open letter from the chair of the Educational Writers Group on the importance of textbooks (2015)

Intellectual Property Office Consultation on Copyright Duration ('2039') (2014)

Open Access Concerns

Department of Culture, Media & Sport Consultation on the extension of PLR to the rights of holders of books in non-print formats (2014)

Intellectual Property Office Consultation on Copyright in Europe (2013)

Review of E-lending in Public Libraries in England (2013)

The Value of the Publishing Industry (House of Lords Debate, 6 February 2013)

European Commission's Public Consultation on the review of EU copyright rules (2013-14)

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill (2012-13)

Department of Culture, Media & Sport Inquiry into support for the Creative Economy (2012-14)

European Commission Investigation into Publishers' Agency Pricing (2012)

Digital Copyright Exchange Feasibility Study (2012)

Intellectual Property Office Consultation on Introducing a Small Claims Track into the Patents County Court (2012)

Department of Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee Inquiry into Library Closures (2012)

Education Select Committee Inquiry into the Administration of Examinations for 15-19 year olds in England (2012)

Office of Fair Trading Investigation into the proposed Amazon/TBD merger (2011)

Defamation Bill (2010-13)

The Independent Henley Review of Cultural Education (2011-12)

Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property and Growth (2011)

 

Membership

An annual subscription (£102 or £73 if you're under 35) entitles you to unlimited advice on all aspects of the writing profession.

JOIN NOW

Already part of the Society?

LOGIN