Entertainers: Conditions of Employment

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 8th February 2019.

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Photo of Kerry McCarthy Kerry McCarthy Labour, Bristol East

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions his officials have had with officials in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the potential effect on (a) the economic sustainability of and (b) employment rights of people working in the entertainment industry of that Department’s plans to align employment status frameworks for the purposes of employment rights and tax.

Photo of Margot James Margot James The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Officials regularly discuss a range of matters with their counterparts at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. As set out in the Good Work Plan published in December 2018, Government is working on detailed proposals on how these frameworks could be aligned which will include their impact on a range of sectors.

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