Issue 238: Arts in health

  • Arts in health

    13 Jun 2011

    It is no surprise that the latest report on local authority arts expenditure shows a decrease to two-thirds of the levels reached in 2008 (p1), but it is interesting that, in this second slicing of arts budgets, many of the cuts have been own-blows to local authority arts services. Surgery is now being routinely applied to the soft underbelly of local arts services, including development projects, and now to arts officers, whose activity is not obligatory for local authorities and whose... more

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