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  • Jarvis Hails Free Museum Entry

    Shadow Culture Minister Dan Jarvis has spoken on the 10th anniversary of free admission into museums and galleries, calling it “one of Labour’s great achievements.” The Barnsley MP explained, “The 10th anniversary of free admissions into museums and galleries should remind us... More

  • Jarvis to Visit UK Libraries

    Shadow Culture Minister, Dan Jarvis is preparing to launch his regional Library tour on Monday morning at the impressive new £14million ‘Super Library’ at Canada Water in London. Jarvis explained, “Libraries are a crucial part of local communities right across the country offering... More

  • On Tour

    Today I began my tour of the regions in order to visit our cultural and creative organisations outside of the Capital. I have been clear since taking on my role that we should be proud of the arts and culture throughout our country, and also recognise the potential for growth and jobs from the creative... More

  • Shadow Culture Minister to Tour the Regions

    Shadow Culture Minister Dan Jarvis will begin a tour of the regions tomorrow as he looks to talk to the arts and creative industries across the whole of the UK. Speaking ahead of the start of the tour, Jarvis explained, “It is really important for MPs to get out to different parts of the country... More

  • Jarvis Prepares to Remember Our Armed Forces

    Former Army Major, Dan Jarvis, today spoke during the debate on the Armed Forces... Thank you Mr Speaker. It is a privilege to take part in today’s debate especially at a time when the whole of Britain and the Commonwealth is preparing to mark a weekend of remembrance in the most dignified, unique... More

  • Jarvis responds to Libraries Development Initiative

    Shadow Culture Minister, Dan Jarvis, has responded to the announcement that Arts Council England and the Local Government Association have launched the Libraries Development Initiative. The Barnsley MP explained, “I welcome the announcement from Arts Council England and the LGA and their commitment... More

  • Jarvis Outlines Culture Plans

    Shadow Culture Minister, Dan Jarvis, has attacked the government for treating the creative industries like a “second-rate sector.” The former Paratrooper explained, “Between 1997 and 2006, the creative economy grew faster than any other sector. It accounted for 2million jobs and £... More