Desmond Swayne MP

Desmond Swayne MP (Conservative) MP for New Forest West.

Software Patents

Oral Answers to Questions Software Patents 3 March 2005

If she will make a statement on her policy with regard to European legislation on software patents.
Does not the fact that those who are crying foul about the directive's text are among the small software developers in our constituencies, and those who are enthusiastic for it are the monopolists and oligopolists, give the Minister some unease and pause for thought?