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Local authorities provide crucial support to the Arts

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In the studio with Andrew Whyte, Arts Council

This week our Local Government reporter, Sam Hughes, catches up with Andrew Whyte from the Arts Council and finds out how local authorities can and do make a difference by recognising the role of the Arts in society. The importance of investment in infrastructure and the support that councils can provide in the economic downturn are essential to promoting the creative potential of their communities.


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