Town of Culture Award

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:59 pm on 23rd January 2019.

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Photo of David Hanson David Hanson Labour, Delyn 4:59 pm, 23rd January 2019

Indeed. There is a separate debate, albeit relevant to this one, about whether towns, which contribute to the lottery pot, receive a fair share of lottery funding. In effect, there is a transfer of wealth from poorer towns to cities. That enables the promotion of important cultural projects, but I think my hon. Friends would agree that we should look at how we can invest that money to promote culture in our towns.