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Lord Smith of Finsbury to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking (1) to comply with Article 14.12 of the UK–Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, and (2) to discuss measures with the government of Japan to ensure adequate remuneration for (a) performers, and (b) producers, of phonograms used for (i) broadcasting, or (ii) any communication to the public.  HL1360 [I]

Question HL1360: tabled on 23 June 2021 and due for answer by 7 July 2021

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking (1) to comply with Article 14.12 of the UK–Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, and (2) to discuss measures with the government of Japan to ensure adequate remuneration for (a) performers, and (b) producers, of phonograms used for (i) broadcasting, or (ii) any communication to the public.
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Non-executive Board Member, PPL (Phonographic Performance Ltd: Music Performers' Rights Collecting Society)