Written Answers. - Television Royalties.

Batt O'Keeffe


135 Mr. B. O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Transport, Energy and Communications if the BBC and ITV are requesting his Department to provide royalties from licensed television groups. [25235/96]

My Department has received no request of the kind mentioned by the Deputy. As the question of royalties is governed by copyright law, I would have no statutory function in relation to their collection.