Copyright (Rights and Remuneration of Musicians, etc.) Bill — 3 Dec 2021 at 13:09

“This Bill would bind British music in red tape, reduce income for the most entrepreneurial artists, stifle investment and innovation by record labels, and disproportionately harm the independent sector.”
“We have expressed our concerns and are open to reviewing and discussing them with all stakeholders to figure out the best way forward. Legislating before this is reckless.”
“Despite its best efforts, this Bill will penalise those that can afford it least-the diverse artists in our culturally vibrant independent music community and entrepreneurs who lack the economies of scale of their multinational competitors.”
“Artist Repertoire costs as a proportion of recorded income”-
“these proposals would create huge uncertainty, a mountain of red tape and make the U.K. a terrible place for investment in music.”
“the solutions this Bill proposes will lead to the outcomes its supporters hope for-and the Bill risks damaging independent music”
“the UK a less attractive place to invest and record”.
“The Bill is premature in rushing to a legislative solution before the market impact…has been properly explored”.
“I am writing to you from Jeepster Recordings in Stoke Newington. We are an independent record company based in your constituency. We began in 1996 and have a very small creatively successful back catalogue which includes the early Belle and Sebastian and Snow Patrol albums…We have deep concerns about the impact of this Bill on the future of our business and feel that there are parts of it that, if approved, will destroy a business we have managed to keep going for 26 years…As with a lot of small labels, we invested a large amount of money in our artists and struggled as a company at a financial loss for several years whilst promoting them in a market skewed in favour of the major labels”,

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PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con59 (+2 tell) 5018.3%
Lab0 18 (+2 tell)010.1%
LDem0 000.0%
SDLP0 1050.0%
SNP0 408.9%
Total:59 28014.7%

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Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)aye
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)aye
Greg KnightEast YorkshireCon (front bench)aye
Esther McVeyTattonCon (front bench)aye
Giles WatlingClactonCon (front bench)aye

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