House of Commons
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IMPORTANCE OF ARTS AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
EDM #191
Tabled 05 June 2013
2013-14 Session
There has been an amendment to this EDM.
That this House notes the importance of arts and creative industries, with art and culture being at the heart of communities, central to the lives of individuals across the country and internationally renowned; further notes that Britain's creative industries are worth more than £36 billion a year to the economy, employ 1.5 million people in the UK and are crucial to jobs and growth now and in the future; further notes the forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review and the cuts that have already been made to the arts; and calls on the Government, working through the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and other departments, particlularly the Treasury, Education, Business, Innovation and Skills and Communities and Local Government, to take forward a strategy for the arts and creative industries that includes putting art and creativity at the heart of the curriculum, ensuring the creative industries have access to finance, including opening up innovative new funding models such as crowdfunding, protecting intellectual property, balanced with the needs of consumers supporting the arts and creative industries in all regions of the country, not just London, and monitoring the local impact of government cuts on culture, attracting inward investment and providing support for exports and ensuring equality of access to and equality of opportunity for all in the arts.

Signatures (93)

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.
In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.
Ainsworth, Mr Bob
Labour
19 June 2013
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
05 June 2013
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
02 September 2013
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
05 June 2013
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
17 July 2013
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
16 July 2013
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
11 July 2013
Burden, Richard
Labour
05 June 2013
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
17 July 2013
Caton, Martin
Labour
06 June 2013
Champion, Sarah
Labour
05 June 2013
Clark, Katy
Labour
05 June 2013
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
05 June 2013
Connarty, Michael
Labour
05 June 2013
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
06 June 2013
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
18 July 2013
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
05 June 2013
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
19 June 2013
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
30 October 2013
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
05 June 2013
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
05 June 2013
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
05 June 2013
Dowd, Jim
Labour
20 June 2013
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
05 June 2013
Efford, Clive
Labour
05 June 2013
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
05 June 2013
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
02 September 2013
Flynn, Paul
Labour
17 June 2013
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
25 June 2013
Gardiner, Barry
Labour
05 June 2013
Gilmore, Sheila
Labour
08 October 2013
Glass, Pat
Labour
17 July 2013
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
19 June 2013
Goldsmith, Zac
Conservative
05 June 2013
Goodman, Helen
Labour
05 June 2013
Griffith, Nia
Labour
05 June 2013
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
09 July 2013
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
11 July 2013
Hodge, Margaret
Labour
11 June 2013
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
05 June 2013
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
06 June 2013
Jarvis, Dan
Labour
05 June 2013
Jowell, Dame Tessa
Labour
01 November 2013
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
10 July 2013
Lammy, Mr David
Labour
08 October 2013
Lavery, Ian
Labour
05 June 2013
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
11 June 2013
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
13 June 2013
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
12 June 2013
Long, Naomi
Alliance
25 June 2013
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
05 June 2013
McCabe, Steve
Labour
19 June 2013
McDonnell, John
Labour
05 June 2013
McGovern, Jim
Labour
10 June 2013
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
05 June 2013
Mearns, Ian
Labour
02 September 2013
Miller, Andrew
Labour
10 July 2013
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
05 June 2013
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
05 June 2013
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
11 July 2013
Nash, Pamela
Labour
05 June 2013
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
05 June 2013
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
05 June 2013
Paisley, Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
09 July 2013
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
05 June 2013
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
10 July 2013
Robertson, John
Labour
05 June 2013
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
20 June 2013
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
05 June 2013
Ruane, Chris
Labour
02 September 2013
Sawford, Andy
Labour
11 June 2013
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
06 June 2013
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
05 June 2013
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
05 June 2013
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
10 June 2013
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
05 June 2013
Swales, Ian
Liberal Democrat
08 October 2013
Thornton, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
19 December 2013
Vaz, Keith
Labour
05 June 2013
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
05 June 2013
Walley, Joan
Labour
05 June 2013
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
27 June 2013
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
05 June 2013
Woodward, Mr Shaun
Labour
11 June 2013
Wright, David
Labour
05 June 2013
These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.

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191A1
Robert Halfon
"leave out from 'future;' to 'arts;' in line 6."
Tabled 19 June 2013
2 Signatures