Recent statistics have shown that record numbers are visiting Scotland’s historic sights. However, a significant proportion of people working in the industry are EU citizens – over 11% – so leaving the EU is a huge threat to the strength of the sector’s workforce.
This past week was one of the most extraordinary in UK political history. And it was one which showed, beyond all doubt, that Scotland’s needs are being totally ignored by Westminster.
Hannah Bardell MP: The proposed new BBC Scotland channel presents a unique opportunity for the broadcaster to regain the trust that it lost with so many people in Scotland in 2014.
The Tory plan to leave the European Single Market has the potential to greatly harm our creative industries’ ability to operate and be successful. As new trading relationships are formed, we will work to ensure that the interests of Scotland’s vital industries, including the creative sector, are represented. This will include backing policies which ensure copyright and IP protections support our industries.