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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): A creative future

Communications and Digital Committee
A creative future

Tuesday 8 November 2022

Start times: 2.15pm (private) 2.30pm (public)

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Growing the creative industries - Lords Committee ask UK and international experts

The House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee will  take evidence on the conditions for fostering growth in the creative industries, including the impact of the Creative Industries Clusters Programme.

The Committee will also hear about the experience of other countries including Canada and South Korea in developing their own creative industries, and what the UK can learn from their policy interventions and business environments.

Meeting details

At 2.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry A creative future
Director at StoryFutures/Academy: The National Centre for Immersive Storytelling
Co-Founder and Director at BOP Consulting
Culture, Tourism and Sport Board at Local Government Association (LGA)
At 3.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry A creative future
Director General of Arts Granting Programs at Canada Council for the Arts
Professor of Cultural Policy at Kings College London
Managing Director at West Bridge Consulting

Possible questions to the panels include:

  • What role do clusters play in fostering growth in the creative industries?¬†
  • What can local authorities do to ensure local skills needs are met?
  • What can the UK learn from abroad about championing the creative sector and attracting investment?


Room 4, Palace of Westminster

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