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Tories pledge total ban on trade in ivory

27 April 2015

The Conservative Party Manifesto pledges to “press for a total ban on ivory sales” despite recent assurances from the Government that they would not damage the legitimate antiques trade.

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Call to wrest art market laws back from EU

21 August 2013

The British Art Market Federation (BAMF) has called on the government to reclaim major powers regulating the UK’s art market from the European Union and return them to Parliament in London.

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Your chance to make a difference over Resale Right

10 May 2012

This week’s printed copy of ATG contains a postcard addressed to the Culture Secretary carrying the following message: “I oppose the extension of Artist’s Resale Right to works by deceased artists and request that the threshold which triggers it be raised from €1000 to €3000.”

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Art industry needs help like City

05 December 2011

“EUROPE certainly shouldn’t be creating new burdens,” said Chancellor George Osborne as he dismissed plans for a financial transaction tax on the City as “a bullet aimed at the heart of London”.

 

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