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Art Works: Royalties

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 900938, tabled on 30 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many artists have received royalties through the artist's resale right.

Answered on

14 July 2022

Artist’s Resale Right is administered by the Design and Artists Copyright Society (DACS) and the Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS). Since the right was introduced in 2006, DACS reported in 2019 to paying out royalties to 5,424 artists and artists’ estates and ACS reported in 2020 to paying out royalties to 780 artists and artists’ estates.

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