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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:12 pm on 22nd June 2020.

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Photo of Lia Nici Lia Nici Conservative, Great Grimsby 7:12 pm, 22nd June 2020

Given our levelling up agenda and all our creative jobs around the country and in the different nations, does the hon. Gentleman agree that the proposed cuts to programmes such as “Sunday Politics” and “Inside Out” will have a huge impact on freelancers who are already struggling to keep their earnings going as productions are reduced throughout the covid period? This news will be absolutely devastating for them, but it also means that our creative industries will only be able to be run from the big metropolitan areas. What we want is good creative people across all our nations.