Arts, Culture and Heritage: Support Package

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:37 pm on 7th July 2020.

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Photo of David Evennett David Evennett Conservative, Bexleyheath and Crayford 1:37 pm, 7th July 2020

I warmly welcome the Government’s decision to give assistance to the performing arts, which will allow the industry some breathing space and help them to survive. Does my hon. Friend agree that creative industries play a vital role in our economy and are a growth industry, and that there is a need for venues to be open as soon as it is safe for them to be?