North West MEPs lobby Arts Council about funding unbalance

In a joint letter, Theresa Griffin, Julie Ward & Afzal Khan, Labour MEPs for the North West of England have written to the Arts Council about their concerns over geographic funding unbalances that need to be urgently rectified.

The letter follows a report by the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee, published on Wednesday 5 November 2014, which stated that there is a clear arts funding imbalance in favour of London at the expense of tax payers and lottery players in other parts of the country.

Read the full letter here