Industry goals for the general election

Industry goals for the general election

The new government should be stronger on copyright, more supportive of the arts and place more emphasis on libraries, trade figures have told The Bookseller.

Ahead of the general election on 7th May, industry figures have revealed what they believe should be priorities for incoming MPs. While legislative changes feature heavily, there is also a desire for writers and the creative arts to be valued more. “Books, authors, publishers, bookshops and libraries are integral to the cultural fabric of our country,” said Tim Walker, Booksellers Association (BA) president. “They are our cultural her...

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