Parliamentary Estate: Art Works

House of Commons Commission written question – answered on 16th June 2020.

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Photo of Edward Davey Edward Davey Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury), Acting Leader, Liberal Democrats, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Social Justice)

To ask the hon. Member for Perth and North Perthshire, representing the House of Commons Commission, what percentage of art on display on the Parliamentary Estate is from (a) BAME, (b) LGBTQ+, (c) disabled and d) female artists.

Photo of Pete Wishart Pete Wishart Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office), Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee

This information is not currently held.

In future the form which is sent to all contactable artists whose work is added to the Parliamentary Art Collection collecting their personal information will be amended to allow them to declare any protected characteristics they wish to provide. This information will be added to the searchable database which holds information on all works of art in the Collection.

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