Arts news from UK Parliament.
Lords debates the creative sector
Impact of government policy and spending on creative sector under review. Catch up
05 November 2021
Lack of agreement on movement of creative professionals risks substantial damage to the creative industries
The House of Lords European Affairs Committee has today published a letter to the Government on the movement of creative professionals.
19 October 2021
Lords debates UK tourism
Members discuss recovery of UK tourism after the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
25 June 2021
Oliver Dowden pressed on progress of online harms legislation
MPs will question the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in a wide-ranging hearing on pressing issues covered by the Department.
07 May 2021
Private members' bills complete passage through Parliament
Bills await Royal Assent
27 April 2021
Independent record sector questioned on impact of streaming
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee will hear from Beggars Group, Jazz Re:freshed and AIM.
29 January 2021
Decisions of the Committee, 19 January 2021
On 19 January 2021 the Committee considered all e-petitions which had reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response, or had received a revised response.
22 January 2021
Committee to take evidence on Covid-19 data and the leisure and retail sectors
RFU, British Beer & Pub Association and British Independent Retailers Association to give evidence
14 December 2020
Statement from Chair Julian Knight: Economics of music streaming inquiry
The committee has released a statement after hearing that potential witnesses are reluctant to speak in public and fear action may be taken against them.
01 December 2020
PM pressed to address “inflexible” levy to boost creative industry apprenticeships
Committee writes to the Prime Minister on the Apprenticeship Levy
05 October 2020
Chair Comments on the new measures announced today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Chair reacts to Chancellors announcement
24 September 2020
New Committee asks people to share their views on life beyond COVID-19
The House of Lords COVID-19 Committee launches call for evidence
01 July 2020
Peers voice fears for COVID-19's “acute impact” on performing arts
Committee's letter to Rt Hon Oliver Dowden MP published
28 May 2020
Lords discusses role of the BBC
Members debate impact on UK culture and economy
06 March 2020
Nicky Hirst named official artist for the 2019 General Election
Parliament's official artist for the 2019 General Election has been named as mixed-media artist Nicky Hirst
13 November 2019