Ed Vaizey

The British Film Institute has a long and proud track record of commitment to diversity, both in the workplace and in its cultural programme, including such pioneering work as the London lesbian and gay film festival, the breadth of programming in the BFI London film festival and at BFI Southbank and in its DVD catalogue. It remains committed to ensuring access for all to everything that it does and to reflecting the full diversity of experience in its work.

— from debate entitled “Diversity (Film Sector)

The three speeches/headings immediately before

  1. 1 earlier: Simon Hughes

    If he will require the British Film Institute to continue the UK Film Council’s work on promoting diversity in the film sector.

  2. 2 earlier: Ed Vaizey

    My hon. Friend makes a good point. A lot of councils are listening. Local people have reacted to many councils’ initial proposals; there has been consultation; and many councils are changing their plans—and that is a good thing.

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