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After Clause 2

LORD STEVENSON OF BALMACARA

LORD PUTTNAM

BARONESS BAKEWELL

Insert the following new Clause—

“Report on the merger of the British Film Institute and the UK Film Council

(1) Before making an order under section 2 in respect of the UK Film Council, the responsible Minister must report to Parliament with details on which body will be responsible for performing the following functions currently discharged by the UK Film Council—

(a) film exports;

(b) intellectual property and combating film theft;

(c) film research, statistics and market intelligence; and

(d) co-production support and diversity initiatives.

(2) One year after an order has been made to merge the British Film Institute and the UK Film Council under this Act, the responsible Minister must report to Parliament on—

(a) the performance of the British Film Institute in discharging its function to promote the UK as an international filming location and to raise the profile of British films abroad;

(b) the performance of the British Film Institute in discharging its function to develop new and emerging talent in film production throughout the UK;

(c) the performance of the British Film Institute in discharging its function to ensure that a broad range of films are available for the British public; and

(d) the criteria used and funds allocated and distributed by the British Film Institute for film production in the UK.”

Schedule 4

LORD STEVENSON OF BALMACARA

LORD JUDD

LORD WILLS

Page 19, line 2, at end insert “British Film Institute”

Schedule 5

LORD STEVENSON OF BALMACARA

LORD JUDD

LORD WILLS

Page 19, line 11, at end insert—

“British Film Institute”