Art is already assessed and measured by funders and reviewers – isn’t it fairer and more democratic for companies receiving public money to be judged by the public too, asks Marcus Romer.

There have been lots of opinions flying around on the internet over the last week about the forthcoming Quality Metrics that Arts Council England will be adopting as part of their assessment criteria for Arts Organisations.
One was a collection of tweets that had been aggregated into a Storify by Arts Professional. If you follow the list down to the bottom you will see that I was the very last tweet, and I spoke out in favour against an overwhelming tide of those who were anti the whole idea... Keep reading on Marcus Romer's Blog