In today’s Times, the Chief Secretary of Equity (the actor’s union) calls for reforms at the Arts Council…

“Arts Council England has become isolated from the arts it supports and is making its funding decision without proper discussion with the people who actually make the art. As a result the performing arts sector has lost confidence in the Arts Council’s ability to judge good art. […] it is now essential that the incoming Secretary of State, Andy Burnham, commissions a root-and-branch review of the way Arts Council England operates […]”