Defend arts access in Scotland

Scotland's arts organisations are at risk from a 'perfect storm' of financial pressures after years of cuts.1

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The Scottish Government abandoned plans to cut £6.6m of funding for Creative Scotland, after over 15,000 people signed our urgent petition.

When the Scottish Government unexpectedly reinstated the £6.6m cut to Creative Scotland, 15,000+ more supporters signed our petition. The Scottish Government pledged to ‘more than double’ arts investment over the next five years, and made a ‘gold-plated’ commitment to reinstate £6.6m to Creative Scotland next year.

1 Pre-budget Scrutiny 2024-25: Funding for Culture, Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee