You’re Successful – Why Should We Fund You?

The acclaimed Battersea Arts Center has been told its local funding (representing 30 percent of its budget) will be slashed to zero. A spokesman for the local council “praised BAC’s work and then argued that because BAC has earned a regional, national and international reputation, its local funding should be cut. ‘Is it right that that Wandsworth should have to carry the can for what is really a London resource’?”