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Lords debates arts funding

16 December 2022

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On Thursday 15 December, members of the House of Lords debated the regional distribution of Arts Council England funding and its impact on regions outside of London.


Lord Storey (Liberal Democrat), former Deputy Chair, Liverpool Capital of Culture Board, put forward the debate.

This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.    

Members speaking   

Members speaking in the debate included:

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay (Conservative), Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, responded on behalf of the government. 

Get involved   

Watch and read the debate  

Find out more about the issues discussed: catch up on Parliament TV or read the Lords Hansard transcript.

Explore background information  

Find out more about the issues the debate covers in the House of Lords Library briefing.

Learn more about how the House of Lords checks and challenges the government.

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