UK Budget Released, Features £250 Million Culture Fund

March 12th, 2020

The new proposed UK budget features a £250 million fund to support local museums and neighborhood libraries, and clears the way to build freeports on British soil. The plan earned some criticism for not doing enough to combat the economic effects of coronavirus.  “The impact on cultural and sporting institutions will be severe,” says Tracy Brabin, the shadow secretary of state for culture. “I’m disappointed that the government has not announced specific measures in today’s budget to support DCMS sectors.”

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