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Dan's Arts Article in the Guardian

The arts and creative industries have changed dramatically over the last 15 years. In 1997 it was a key part of the Labour party's vision to invest in our arts and culture, both in our local communities and our large cities. We wanted Britain to become a centre of excellence and to encompass all that is good about the arts; to strive for excellence, to create something new and sometimes out of nothing, to work together and to be proud of our contribution.

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Constituency Update - Community Champions and Heroes

It has been a very hectic few weeks in both Westminster and Barnsley.

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Dan's Dispatch Box Debut


Jarvis questions Government's hollow commitment to jobs and growth

Shadow Culture Minister Dan Jarvis used his first question at the dispatch box this morning to ask Ed Vaizey when an agreement is expected to be reached between rights holders, search engines and ISPs’ in their bid to tackle copyright piracy which is causing severe damage to growth and jobs in the industry.

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Jarvis Attacks Government's

Shadow Culture Minister Dan Jarvis has responded to the Arts Council’s announcement yesterday by explaining, “The Arts Council has been backed into a very difficult position. Under Labour we recognised the need to support and invest in existing buildings but also the need to develop the regional centres of Art and culture that so many of our larger galleries and museums represent.

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Jarvis, “I have been exposed to the true genius of our cultural sector.”

Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis will appear at the dispatch box for the first time as Shadow Culture Minister on Thursday.

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Proud of Barnsley

Welcome to the 'Proud of Barnsley' campaign...

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Jarvis to launch “Arts in the Regions” report

Labour MP and Shadow Culture Minister, Dan Jarvis, has announced that he is to launch a report into ‘Arts in the Regions.’

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Jarvis Outlines Culture Plans

Shadow Culture Minister, Dan Jarvis, has attacked the government for treating the creative industries like a “second-rate sector.”

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Rising to the Challenge

Monday was a defining day for the families of the 96 victims of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.

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