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Head of BECTU, Mum, Feminist and Spurs fan.

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Joined Twitter 9/13/15


You are wrong @OliverDowden that the majority of freelancers working in the #creativeIndustries are able to access… https://t.co/ryl4zVMwalHopefully the FOH staff can get their jobs back? https://t.co/RYbDJyYFnX
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7/6
2020
This 👇 https://t.co/uFaS9ACMdU“At long last the government have woken up to our warnings and those of the whole creative sector, that without sup… https://t.co/ZyB7HEQVIkBefore other announcements that are to come tonight.... @SOLTnews @london_theatre @uk_theatre delighted to come tog… https://t.co/74qTIenRl4
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsFinally the government has responded to the many calls for urgent financial support for the arts. We will be push… https://t.co/B1a0bGSwTK
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsThis week more than 400 actors and theatre figures have called on the British theatre industry to implement “action… https://t.co/YYnkFVyW8i
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsI want to go to the theatre Theatres can be safer than pubs, hairdressers, shops, restaurants, hotels, bingo halls… https://t.co/cogbmNpll3
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsHere we go. Someone doesn’t like theatre and resorts to whataboutery. Plenty of working class people go to the the… https://t.co/UPCKPj1VAt
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsThis👇 https://t.co/EjUKZz4yesPlease do join us in our ever growing Facebook community. It’s a safe environment to challenge our government but i… https://t.co/VTH72GB4vD
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsThank you @SophyRidgeSky for shining a spotlight on the crisis facing theatres 🎭 like the @brumhippodrome & many ot… https://t.co/Ajv5y9L2KdThis is so right. One of the great things about the UK is its arts and culture. Every part of it. This is not just… https://t.co/63bgZxubUb
Retweeted by Philippa Childs"It’s time to accept artists know more about art than politicians. Without a proper plan, the industry will be deci… https://t.co/95o2m0SdSG
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsCalls for an Arts & cultural relief fund will very soon move out of ‘critical’ into the ‘too late’ category. So muc… https://t.co/HiYIvEFh1F
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsArts make up a bigger % of UK GDP than agriculture. This isn’t just a cultural issue- it’s a long term economic one. https://t.co/nSWl1hjqze
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsI know it's late but here's a Saturday night round up - we're now on 59 MPs! That's 17 more than this time yesterda… https://t.co/nNkOg6UNSC
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7/5
2020
@dirstevesmith @bectu Now there’s a line up!To all professionals in the film, television, entertainment, and arts world, join the challenge to post a photo of… https://t.co/lLmMd4609HCreative industries contribute almost 16% of UK GVA annually and employ more than 2 million people, many are freela… https://t.co/TbPLnLgydS
Retweeted by Philippa Childs👇 https://t.co/PyeZbrLv4R @StaniforthLouMP You and me both!Warns academic and absolutely everyone who works in the theatre. Do something, @OliverDowden, otherwise what are yo… https://t.co/9X4PEGIjO6
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsYou cannot possibly not be hearing these stark warnings @OliverDowden @RishiSunak many including @bectu @EquityUK a… https://t.co/Yx1FuGxSWnFact👇🏽 https://t.co/IuOcBRnbAo @FDAGenSec Solidarity though with all those theatre 🎭 workers facing job loss through, eh Dave?
7/4
2020
So many @bectu members who have already faced hardship through this crisis now facing the loss of their jobs. Every… https://t.co/N9NHwUvy43An absolute privilege to have joined Philippa Childs, Alex Pumfrey, and Peter McKintosh yesterday for Bectu’s discu… https://t.co/ls2uHAW1Gf
Retweeted by Philippa Childs @GivernyMasso Giverny! @GivernyMasso So sorry to read this Giverney! 💔This is excellent news that we welcome and now we need @oliverdowden to step up and deliver for the United Kingdom.… https://t.co/hsNJj28oyR
Retweeted by Philippa Childs"A perfect storm is taking place across the theatre industry, which is only set to turn into a tsunami as each day… https://t.co/RMbISlntvq
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsYesterday’s session with Bectu and the Film & TV Charity felt like a vital call to arms. It was an honour to be inv… https://t.co/bTDWAgwtDb
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsPrime Minster @BorisJohnson missed an opportunity to save our national cultural infrastructure when he announced pl… https://t.co/ehg9OvN82e
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7/3
2020
For 60 years the state has invested in this theatre, it’s built up a local loyal audience, nurtured innumerable car… https://t.co/DLzCFTzjl9
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsThank you for the solidarity @WeAreTheMU ✊🏼right back at you https://t.co/PhIPQh3bRZTheatre needs help NOW! This is happening NOW! Action must be taken NOW! Write to your MP NOW! ART IS DYING RIG… https://t.co/kr2rYG7DOX
Retweeted by Philippa Childs @flo40 @theatre_support Aren’t they lovely?The Stage’s message to government: act now to save theatre https://t.co/0jPwBmsrapPaapa Essiedu (@PaapaEssiedu), @MiriamTeakLee and @GilesTerera are among 400 signatories of a letter to theatres ca… https://t.co/4GQcVt9BOS
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsTHEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THEATRE THE… https://t.co/Jfw1QjnD0D
Retweeted by Philippa Childs.@OliverDowden @RishiSunak If you decide 2 bail out airlines, but ignore theatre, live events, cinemas & art, what… https://t.co/tX84tzwJd0
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsGreat news - I'm setting up an ExcludedUK All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) so MPs from all parties can come tog… https://t.co/AFCWPAvFvI
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsOur Creative Industries are in trouble. We urgently need government to issue a Cultural Renewal Fund to support tho… https://t.co/7hC1pVBUNW
Retweeted by Philippa Childs.⁦@RoyalAlbertHall⁩ opened by Queen Victoria in 1871 will go bust by its 150th anniversary next year without urgent… https://t.co/g7EQRenbuF
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsThank you @philippachilds of @bectu & @alex_FTCharity of @FilmTVCharity for the shout out in recognition of the wor… https://t.co/qwm90TaGhH
Retweeted by Philippa Childs"It would be foolish not to support the entertainment industry during the hard times as it will be part of rebuildi… https://t.co/GXRHsuUmrG
Retweeted by Philippa Childs👇 @OliverDowden https://t.co/2vKiyYwI7h
7/2
2020
Creative Industries - At PMQs MPs from across the House piled stressing the need for urgent support for theatres an… https://t.co/bCuph4Xtc9
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsThe global response to the threat to the arts 🎭 has been imaginative & inspirational but the UK Government is guilt… https://t.co/TmmgJJgzrv @sebastianbarnes Thank you Seb, but thank you also for the invaluable work that you do for us too 👏Pleased our industry is starting to get the discussion and attention it so deserves, but still absolutely no substa… https://t.co/37z2tKIop0
Retweeted by Philippa Childs“Every day that goes past without financial support the industry is being decimated, no constituency will escape th… https://t.co/CwGWMFMThR
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsThe theatre industry is being decimated, no constituency will escape the disaster that is unfolding. MPs and their… https://t.co/zCthN6C054
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsThank you for raising this though @Bambos_MP 👏 @CHICKENSHED_UK has provided so many opportunities for many from the… https://t.co/BRRFN7AnZqLots of Q on #creativeindustries in #PMQs. Poor response from PM that any opening has to be Covid-compliant. With 1… https://t.co/dYYHIRbIAC
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsSo the Prime Minister promises he will do “everything we can” to save struggling theatres. Over 100 days since shut… https://t.co/XoCaKzg4lt
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsThank you @twocitiesnickie @JamesDalyMP @Bambos_MP @JasonMcCartney for asking about the future of theatres, the cre… https://t.co/gXVPgkxzHH
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsStrong focus on the #creativeindustries at #PMQs today but other than bluster @BorisJohnson is offering nothing con… https://t.co/NGHDSuFJun @char_trendell @bectu @FilmTVCharity @the_tv_mindset @FreelancersMake Yes, we’ll be sharing the link afterwardsYesterday the Prime Minster announced an infrastructure plan to rebuild the #economy in response to #COVID-19. With… https://t.co/fz5e7EBZZ7
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsTomorrow we’ll be joining @philippachilds, @alex_FTCharity, and @FreelancersMake to discuss Mental Health During Co… https://t.co/fc2zBIUg3P
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7/1
2020
@EmilyRDent @AnnOlivarius ❤️❤️❤️ @AnnOlivarius My grandmotherToo many people have been excluded from economic support since the beginning of the pandemic and we’ve been calling… https://t.co/oGG6lGf8sV
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsHow long could you survive if all of your income simply disappeared overnight..? 🤔 3-5 million… https://t.co/UDcOthcCIn
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsSome excellent ideas here. If @BorisJohnson wants to be remembered as FDR II he must invest in the arts and it’s cr… https://t.co/1zEs5j3Gnc
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsAnd yet more bleak news for @bectu members working in theatres 🎭 @OliverDowden you had one job, to save the creativ… https://t.co/tGwpT2sNlYThis is a very welcome statement from @FilmTVCharity We @bectu believe that working together and building on the co… https://t.co/PzCqenunwIGreat to hear PM praise the UK's knack for innovation but to back British ideas, gov needs to back our world-leadin… https://t.co/tRhsqTKZz6
Retweeted by Philippa Childs @bectu is inviting TV workers in Unscripted (factual entertainment, entertainment, documentary, non-scripted comedy… https://t.co/DLhVeCYl81
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsWith cinemas opening from 4 July, @Cinema_UK has published its guidance on the safe operation of cinemas. It has b… https://t.co/PO0D9zBeNL
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsOur national cultural infrastructure is failing and the government has missed an opportunity to save it says… https://t.co/viiNZjoaJ5
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsBoris Johnson: Save UK theatres - Sign the Petition! https://t.co/EwXkNZPkDv via @UKChangeLast week, the government published a “roadmap” to get #theatres & other live venues running again after coronaviru… https://t.co/qKmC8GmoA3
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsLast week #Bectu launched a Black Bectu Network. Bectu’s new network is a way for the union to listen to the experi… https://t.co/S1AZFgbTEN
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsVery sad to see this, thinking of all the wig & makeup teams on Broadway & the UK https://t.co/jIMZFF59vN
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsWhat devastating news! The world is going to be a much poorer place without the arts 🎭 and live events https://t.co/uccdYZbl1zThis is what real leadership looks like. We must do better in the government support of the arts. We must provide r… https://t.co/24PRewLs6J
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsDementia-hit OAPs 'could suffer worst from TV licence removal', fear campaigners @silvervoicesuk @bectuhttps://t.co/dcIFYUbntT
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6/30
2020
@Laurencewegner @MattHemley I know Tracy Brabin and Jo Stevens have been trying to get an urgent question in the HoC @MattHemley Me too, today has been very tough and I just don’t get why the Government has not responded to this cri… https://t.co/NUXfS238vT @JteaV @RishiSunak @DCMS @hmtreasury @OliverDowden @ExcludedUK @Creative_Fed @PactUK And you were great James 👏Slightly odd being the other side of camera, but I was interviewed on BBC News about being #excluded from governmen… https://t.co/ANmbFq9Vag
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsCredit where it's due https://t.co/8Fe6LEZTCi
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsIf the @Conservatives would stop banging on about the “unprecedented levels of support” and actually GRANT the 3-5… https://t.co/7KIok44AYo
Retweeted by Philippa Childs @DaleksGamertag https://t.co/zJbfieYSS1IN case you missed it...,Wonderful to see Karen Garner, from the #ForgottenLtd community shining a spotlight on the… https://t.co/Mx8yIvJuap
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsHarrogate Theatre boss calls on Goverment to support the Arts as 'culture catastrophe looms' https://t.co/2nCGAceflP
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsThank you @Jamie4North for the support! It’s so very unfair that the self employed who have fallen through the gaps… https://t.co/uD96WvMIr3
Retweeted by Philippa Childs @debbiesimone123 ❤️❤️❤️Great to see @BBCNews highlighting the plight of those falling between the gaps of the Government financial support… https://t.co/eKLVxXvP5cCheck out this job from BBC https://t.co/riKStcxNrt Looking for a new Creative Diversity Partner to join our team… https://t.co/OJgiwZ5nyu
Retweeted by Philippa ChildsBritish theatres need serious support, says actor turned MP @GilesWatling: https://t.co/V9h3SjQh8X
Retweeted by Philippa Childs👇 https://t.co/nocc8Bf4mIGreat to see @Faceequality being featured on @BBCBreakfast this morning @bectu @ProspectUnion are very proud to sup… https://t.co/CDZV6gf4LA👇🏽 https://t.co/3flS9dPsPd
6/29
2020
Some tories get it! @GregClarkMP talking common sense on @BBCBreakfast this morning. If theatres 🎭 & live events ca… https://t.co/bpTAso0ZMD
6/28
2020

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