CAP Chief Executive – Conor Shields’ CAPtain’s Blog – ‘The Cinderella story of Arts Funding – the tragedy of more cuts’



It’s been such a turbulent time over the past months and colleagues have been asking when the next Captain’s blog would appear. It’s been flat out hectic not just for the organisation I run but right across this sector and indeed every publicly-funded sector. But there is some response that this sector needs to make in light of the news of a further imposition of austerity cuts by our proxy government (the NI Civil Service) and their masters, the Conservative Government in Westminster, whose position is maintained by a confidence and supply arrangement offered by our local largest political party, the DUP.

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