The Centre for Music, which had a Treasury grant of £5.5m withdrawn when the government changed its mind and decided it was not value for money, has had a significant boost from the Corporation of London.
The business and culture secretaries joined with London’s Labour mayor in pledging to battle on behalf of the cultural industries last night as they acknowledged the sector was the fastest growing in the UK economy – although, they were told, educational pull-backs could cause it serious harm.
Arts and heritage in the New Year Honours List.
Creative Scotland to lose less than 1%
MPs have claimed that London is still getting too big a slice of government arts funding.
Birmingham arts organisations have been hit by a new round of cuts.