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 Roger Gale Roger Gale Conservative, North Thanet 1:37 pm, 7th July 2020

The £1.5 billion is a massive sum of money and incredibly welcome. However, further to the question from my hon. Friend Damian Collins, it is the men and women who work in the theatres, not the theatres themselves, who really need the support. My hon. Friend the Minister referred to enhanced opportunities for freelancers. Could she put a little flesh on that bone and tell us how that is likely to work?