Parliament to debate petition calling for arts support11:10, 25th June 2020
A number of petitions calling for more support for the arts amidst the Covid-19 crisis are to be debated in Parliament later today.
For a petition to be debated in Parliament, it needs to have been signed more than 10,000 times.
The petition ‘Offer more support to the arts (particularly theatres and music)’ has been signed over 150,000 times.
You will be able to watch the debate live here: https://parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/a7b6db44-6101-42c7-b2a0-32abd08b80ef
A transcript will be published the following day here: https://hansard.parliament.uk