Agreement with Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association and Glasgow Life

The request was refused by British Broadcasting Corporation.

Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

1. Please provide information with regards to the agreements with The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association (RSPBA) and Glasgow Life (Glasgow City Council) to record and broadcast live, on BBC website and on BBC One Scotland performances of pipe bands at the World Pipe Band Championships held in Glasgow. This should include any arrangement in place since 2009 when performances were first live streamed online.

2. Please provide information on the royalty fees (if any) being paid to respective music writers and also the bands performing. This may include but not be limited to written permission from the writers of the music pieces which are being performed and also written permission from the bands performing, that their performance will be live streamed by the BBC and also available for replaying on the BBC website.

3. Any other information you think is relevant to understanding the arrangement of the BBC with regards to the broadcasting of the World Pipe Band Championships.

Yours faithfully,
K Nicholls

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear K Nicholls,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 28 July 2020.  We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20201086.

Kind regards,

Information Rights

BBC Freedom of Information
BC2 A4, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP

www.bbc.co.uk/foi
Email: [BBC request email]

show quoted sections

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

2 Attachments

Dear Kerr Nicholls,

                                            

Please find attached the response to your request for information,
reference RFI20201086.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Rights

 

BBC Freedom of Information

BC2 A4, Broadcast Centre

201 Wood Lane

London W12 7TP

 

Website: [1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi

Email: [2]mailto:[BBC request email]

[3]Description: Description: \\BBCFS2025\UserData$\myrien01\Documents\My
Pictures\BBC.png

 

 

 

 

References

Visible links
1. file:///tmp/www.bbc.co.uk/foi
2. mailto:[BBC request email]