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Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 907010, tabled on 12 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking to support culture and the arts.

Answered on

15 January 2015

The Government is committed to supporting the arts, to provide culture for all, ensuring the economic, social and intrinsic benefits are available to everyone. During the life of this Parliament, almost £3bn will be provided to Arts Council England by the Government in grant-in aid and National Lottery money. The Government recently launched a Theatre Tax Relief which will support strong growth in the theatre sector right across the country and a National Plan for Music Education with the Department of Education which is investing £246 million into music education.

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