A selection of links providing the main coverage of the Governement Spending Review and what it means for the Arts.
We have heard today that Somerset County Council’s Cabinet will be meeting on Monday 1 November to discuss a budget proposal to stop ALL funding for the Arts in Somerset as from 2011/12. Decisions will be ratified at a full council meeting on the 10th November.
Arts Council England (ACE) is having its budget cut by almost 30% in the government's Spending Review.
An important message created by artist David Shrigley
Arguing the impact that the arts council cuts could have on rural arts.
The UK Film Council is to be axed as part of a cost-cutting drive by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), it has been announced.
Leaders of Britain's most prominent cultural institutions - speaking on behalf of organisations across the whole country - appealed directly to the Prime Minister not to cause irreparable damage to our most economically successful sector in the imminent Spending Review.
Arts Council England have announced how it plans to implement the £19 million reduction in its current year budget.
Arts Council England is to announce how it will make the £19 million of in-year savings demanded of it by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport on Monday June 21.
Arts Council England has been told to make a total of £19 million of in-year cuts under Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s £6.2 billion programme of cost reductionss. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport was asked to make £88 million of savings - of which £27 million will come from the Olympics budget. A 3% cut will be made to the DCMS’ core budget, while a 3% cut will also be passed on to all bodies within the DCMS sector.