Creative industries’ contribution to the UK economy: Lords debate

02 June 2009

Lord Bragg (Labour) will call attention to the contribution of the creative industries to the UK economy, in a debate this Thursday, 4 June, in the House of Lords.

Lord Davies of Oldham will speak on behalf of the Government.

Members scheduled to take part include:

  • Lord Chadlington (Conservative); former Chairman of the Royal Opera House and public relations expert
  • Baroness Young of Hornsey (Crossbench); former Head of Culture for the Greater London Authority
  • Lord Macdonald of Tradeston (Labour); former executive of Granada Television
  • Lord Puttnam (Labour); Deputy Chairman of Channel 4 and film producer
  • Lord Corbett of Castle Vale (Labour); as an MP he was Opposition spokesperson for national heritage, broadcasting and press
  • Lord Howard of Rising (Conservative); Opposition spokesperson for Culture, Media and Sport
  • Lord Roberts of Llandudno (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for International Development
  • Lord Watson of Ivergowrie (Non Affiliated); former Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport in the Scottish Parliament
  • Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Culture, Media and Sport
  • Lord Colywn (Conservative); Opposition spokesperson for Culture, Media and Sport
  • Lord Davies of Oldham (Labour); Government spokesperson for Culture, Media and Sport

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