Liverpool City Council Proposes 20% Cut in Arts Funding

“Liverpool City Council has published budget proposals that will see it reduce its arts funding by £1.8 million … The cuts translate to 20% reduction in funding to the city’s main arts organisations,” including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Everyman and Playhouse theatres, and the Liverpool Performing Arts Festival.

Source: The Stage (UK) 02/18/11