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Committee explores social impact of participation in culture and sport

19 June 2018

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee questions senior figures from Arts Council England, Greenhouse Sports and Creative Diversity Network, as part of its inquiry into the social impact of participation in culture and sport.

Focus of the session

The evidence session marks the first hearing of the Committee’s inquiry into the social impact of participation in culture and sport.

The inquiry aims to assess how participation in culture and sport can affect crime, education, community engagement and diversity, social mobility, and health.

The session will provide an overview of some the key debates in the cultural and sporting spheres, and will offer some provisional lines of inquiry.

Witnesses

Tuesday 19 June 2018, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 10.15 am

  • Darren Henley, Chief Executive, Arts Council England
  • John Herriman, Chief Executive, Greenhouse Sports
  • Deborah Williams, Executive Director, Creative Diversity Network

Further information

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