Thursday, 11 April 2024
Initial findings from Arts Professional's latest Pulse survey on local authority funding reveal councils are selling off venues and 'spinning out' arts and culture to independent entities to save money.
More than two thirds of local authorities have either made, or are planning to make, cuts to the amount they spend on arts and culture in the face of ongoing financial pressures, Arts Professional's latest Pulse survey has found. Initial findings from the survey show that 54% of respondents said their local authority had cut direct funding to arts and culture, with 15.3% saying their council was... read more