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Autumn Statement: our response

Yesterday the government released its Autumn Statement.

In response Darren Henley, Chief Executive of Arts Council England, said:

"The Autumn Statement contains a number of welcome announcements for art and culture, to help us reach more people from all backgrounds.

"Arts Council England, our colleagues across the sector and Treasury have worked together to ensure the new museums and galleries tax relief will include permanent and touring exhibitions, benefiting large and small institutions across the country.

"The Chancellor also announced support for a number of capital and investment projects, including the new creative media centre in Plymouth and the Studio 144 arts complex in Southampton.

"We also look forward to working with the Royal Society of Arts to deliver their pilot promoting cultural education in schools."

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