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1980 Sentimentally valid

On first listening to the strains of There is no one quite like Grandma, this writer’s inner Scrooge leapt out unbidden: initial reaction was “A sugar tax cannot come soon enough!” (It remains to be seen whether the 2016 Budget‘s proposal of a new Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SIDL consultation) from April 2018 will survive… Read More »

Electronic Legal Deposit

Thanks to the initial shrewdness of our founder, Sir Thomas Bodley,  a requirement for English, later UK, publishers to deposit a free copy of each of their publications to certain designated Copyright Libraries has existed for over 300 years (Summary of  historical background is available from another Bodleian website.) Now this fine tradition has to… Read More »