Arts Council England have published the criteria it uses to make decisions about which organisations to fund regularly.
Arts Council England chief executive Alan Davey has warned any future government against cutting public funding for the arts, arguing that not only will it affect the cultural quality of life in the country but will also be economically damaging.
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Arts Council England chief executive Alan Davey has warned that the current economic climate could see the industry plunged into a “spiral of decline” if the government does not keep up its investment in the culture sector.