Culture: Equal Pay

Department for Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered at on 23 March 2017.

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Photo of Tracy Brabin Tracy Brabin Labour, Batley and Spen

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the gender pay gap in the cultural industries.

Photo of Tracy Brabin Tracy Brabin Labour, Batley and Spen

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to address the gender pay gap in cultural industries.

Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Policy)

We have no such assessment . From April, large employers will be required to publish any differences in average earnings and bonuses paid to women and men. The Government’s Equalities Office (GEO) are responsible for policies regarding gender equality.

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