New Reports confirm that arts and culture contribute £7.7bn to the UK economy and drive growth in the wider creative industries
As you may have seen, the Arts Council and Creative Industries Federation have published two reports on the economic contribution of arts and culture entitled Arts and Growth and Contribution of the arts and culture sector the national economy.
An Early Day Motion has been tabled in Parliament to welcome the findings of the reports and call on the Government to support the economic contribution of arts and culture. It has already attracted cross-party support and CVAN would like to encourage more MPs to recognise the importance of arts and culture by backing the motion. CVAN are keen for its members to tweet about EDM 289 to encourage their local MPs to sign it.
Fokllow this link to EDM, the hastags for the reports are #culturematters or #cultureforgrowth.