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

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

DCMS enquiry into the extension of PLR to the rights of holders of books in non-print formats

CMS enquiry into support for the Creative Economy

CMS Select Committee Inquiry into Library Closures

Digital Copyright Exchange (DCE) Feasibility Study

Draft Defamation Bill


Defamation Bill 2012-13

EC Investigation into Publishers' Agency Pricing

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

Elending in Public Libraries in England

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill (House of Lords Committee Stage)

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

Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property and Growth

IPO consultation on copyright duration

IPO Consultation on Copyright in Europe

IPO Consultation on Introducing a Small Claims Track into the Patents County Court

JURI Report on Harmonisation of Copyright in Europe

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

Public Consultation on the review of EU copyright rules

PLR and volunteer-run libraries

The Independent Henley Review of Cultural Education




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