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Live Stream: Discover what the political parties have to say about arts and heritage in the Culture Debate

Pre-election debate on 8 April 2015 features Ed Vaizey, Harriet Harman and Baroness Bonham-Carter among other party representatives.

By Chris Shipman (Head of Brand Engagement and Social Media)

7 April 2015 at 10.23am | Comment on this article

Update: Watch the full debate on demand

High profile members of five UK political parties will debate their policies on the arts and creative industries as part of a live-streamed, pre-election event on 8 April, presented with the Creative Industries Federation.

The Culture Debate is chaired by Martha Kearney and features Conservative Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy Ed VaizeyLabour Shadow Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport Harriet Harman; co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Party Committee on Culture Jane Bonham-CarterUKIP culture spokesperson Peter Whittle; and Green Party spokesperson for Culture, Media and Sport Martin Dobson.

The event will see members of the panel debate their parties' policies on the arts and creative industries in front of a live studio audience including leading figures from the sector. Audience members - in Covent Garden and watching at home - will have the chance to put their questions to the audience using the hashtag #CultureDebate.

The Culture Debate will be live-streamed on the Royal Opera House YouTube channel and BBC Arts on 8 April from 7.15pm BST.

The event has been organized in conjunction with 

By Chris Shipman (Head of Brand Engagement and Social Media)

7 April 2015 at 10.23am

This article has been categorised Off stage and tagged culture, debate, live stream, politics

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