Arts news from UK Parliament.
MPs examine role of local arts projects in regeneration and levelling up
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee question representatives from arts organisations and local authorities
19 April 2022
Lords debates private members’ bills at second reading
Members debate seizure of cultural objects, support for those with Down Syndrome, compulsory motor insurance and animal welfare penalties notices. Catch up
21 March 2022
Government urged to work with EU Member states on arrangements for touring creative professionals
The House of Lords European Affairs Committee has today published a further letter to the Government on the movement of creative professionals.
20 January 2022
Lords debates freedom of speech
Members consider role of public, private and civil society sectors. Catch up
13 December 2021
Lords debates the BBC's value
BBC's value to the UK and to a wider global audience on agenda. Catch up
03 December 2021
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