WGGB’s motion to TUC Congress on Streaming and fair pay for writers was today, 13th September 2023, passed at the high-profile event in the British trade union calendar.
Speaking to Congress, Sandi Toksvig said that “one of the great cons of our time is the notion that creating culture… is somehow a privilege, when actually it’s work”.
She said the motion – based on the idea that “people receive fair pay for the work they do” – should not be necessary. “It should be a given, but it isn’t.”
Read the full report here.
Watch the speech here: