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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Theatres: Midlands more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department is taking to support theatres and touring companies in the Midlands. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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Ben Bradley more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
unstar this property answer text <p>Since April 2016, Arts Council England (ACE) has invested more than £85,470,000 in theatre in the Midlands, including regular funding to their National Portfolio Organisations, National Lottery Grants for the Arts and Project Grants and Strategic funding. From the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford, to the National Student Drama Festival in Leicester, ACE support a diverse range of work which has international appeal, is accessible to audiences of all ages and backgrounds, and plays a key role as part of England’s vibrant arts and cultural ecology.</p><p> </p><p>Between June 2016 and March 2018, Arts Council invested £2,737,902 in Strategic Touring in the Midlands region. This programme funded touring work focusing specifically on areas of low engagement with the arts and those that rely on touring for much of their arts provision. It also extended the reach of high-quality work by broadening the range of venues presenting it, as well as forging stronger relationships between audiences, promoters, venues, artists and producers.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T11:50:18.433Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Bradley more like this