Covid-19: Cultural and Creative Industries - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:24 pm on 26th October 2020.

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Photo of Lord Stirrup Lord Stirrup Crossbench 1:24 pm, 26th October 2020

My Lords, the recent grants to arts organisations are very welcome but, if we are not careful, we risk winding up with too few artists to perform in many of them. What further action are the Government considering to stem the exodus from the profession of many musicians—perhaps more than 40% of the total? They can neither find employment nor access the relief schemes currently in place.