From today’s The Stage

“A new report, After the Downturn, which was written by the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, envisages reductions of between 7.5% and 15% in public spending in the 2011-14 spending round. It also suggests that ring-fencing areas such as health and education may result in cuts of 20% or more to some “unprotected services”, which include arts and culture expenditure.”