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It’s been two weeks since Ed Vaizey, minister for culture and the digital industries, proudly announced the publication of the long-awaited Culture White Paper....

The first government white paper on the arts for 50 years has been met with mixed reactions from the cultural sector. Criticism include its failure...

The first white paper on the arts in more than 50 years has been launched by the government, and has been described by arts minister Ed...

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has labelled a potential EU exit “irresponsible” for the UK arts sector – despite culture secretary John Whittingdale campaigning to...

Theatre companies across the UK will have benefited from an estimated £25 million of tax relief in the first full year of a government...

Ed Vaizey has become the longest serving arts minister in British political history, beating a record set by Labour’s Jennie Lee. Vaizey, who took up...

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has urged local authorities to continue funding the arts in the face of cuts. He claimed it would be a "false...

The government has agreed to meet with members of the music industry in order to improve protection for small music venues under threat. The talks...

Ed Vaizey has accused shadow culture minister Michael Dugher of carrying out "appalling scaremongering" ahead of the recent spending review. The day before the government...

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has told the arts sector it should “think creatively” about how to finance new projects. His comments come as a new...

Half of the total carbon footprint reported by the subsidised arts sector was produced by only 17 organisations, including the National Theatre and Sage...

A major independent report has revealed that arts and culture contribute £7.7 billion to the economy, an increase of 36% in three years. The report,...

The continuation of theatre tax relief and a frozen BBC licence fee are among the pledges made by the Conservative party, which has won...

Harriet Harman has criticised an increasing reliance on private funding in the arts, claiming it will widen the divide between London and the regions. The...

Shadow culture secretary Harriet Harman has claimed that public funding for arts organisations should be conditional on them demonstrating a commitment to accessibility and...

The Conservative Party has pledged to support cultural education and arts training if it wins the general election in May, with culture minister Ed...

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has rejected comments made by actor Janet Suzman that theatre is “a white invention”, and said more needed to be...

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has defended education secretary Nicky Morgan’s recent comments on arts subjects, and said that praising science and maths subjects "does...
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