Issue 378: Focus on cultural devolution

  • Focus on cultural devolution

    03 Jul 2024

    All parties seem to agree that devolution is a good thing but the details about how culture will feature are scant. Anne Torreggiani and Patrick Towell discuss why and how we need to build the evidence base.

    As we navigate major shifts in the political landscape, it’s good to know there will be continuity on the road to devolution. Everyone is behind devolution deals that enable the kind of regional and local decision-making which leads to more relevant, connected and owned regional policy. 

    The question for our sector is where and how culture and creativity will feature. All parties acknowledge its importance, but concrete commitment is scarce. So perhaps the bigger question is: how do... more

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