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Government responds to DCMS Select Committee

Government responds to DCMS Select Committee



The government has responded to a report by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee into the social impact of participation in culture and sport. Clinks and the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) provided evidence to the committee, whose final report recommended that the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and Department for Digital, Culture, Media […]

Government committee recommends review of arts in criminal justice

Government committee recommends review of arts in criminal justice



The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance is pleased to see the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry into the social impact of participation in culture and sport recognise the important role of arts organisations in supporting people on their desistance journey. The final report,¬†Changing Lives: the social impact of participation in culture and […]

Culture can help to offer second chances, says Jeremy Wright MP

Culture can help to offer second chances, says Jeremy Wright MP



The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport today recognised the value of arts in prisons in a speech announcing the winners of the Cultural Development Fund. Speaking on the ‘Value of Culture’ at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, Jeremy Wright MP evidenced the¬†impact the arts can have on development and wellbeing, and celebrated […]

NCJAA recognised in parliament

NCJAA recognised in parliament



The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Select Committee held a session yesterday on the social impact of participation in culture and sport. Five ministers from across government attended as witnesses, including Edward Argar MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Justice and Michael Ellis MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and […]