Members of the Lords, including a former director of English National Ballet and a former president of the National Campaign for the Arts, debated the impact on the arts of the UK's withdrawal from the EU, in the House of Lords on Thursday 11 October.
This was a general debate. They normally take place on a Thursday in the chamber. During debates, members are able to put their experience to good use, discussing current issues and drawing the government's attention to concerns.
The debate was proposed by Lord Bragg (Labour), broadcaster and former president of the National Campaign for the Arts
Members taking part included:
Viscount Younger of Leckie (Conservative), government whip and former Lords spokesperson in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, responded on behalf of the government.