Fiona Mactaggart – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Fiona Mactaggart on 2016-06-06.

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on increasing the contribution of creative subjects to children’s learning; and if he will make a statement.

Mr Edward Vaizey

My Department works closely with the Department for Education. Government believes all pupils should have access to a broad and balanced education, and the arts are an essential part of the National Curriculum.