Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2023-24: Funding for Culture report
- 31 October 2022
Ahead of the 2023-24 budget announcement, the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee (CEEAC) sought views on the impact of budgetary decisions on the culture sector in Scotland.
The call for views was open from 24 June until 19 August 2022 and received 37 submissions which have been published online. The Committee took evidence at its meetings on 22 September, 29 September, and 6 October 2022, and held an online focus group with grassroots cultural organisations.
The Committee heard evidence that the culture and heritage sectors are experiencing significant financial pressures including:
- Long-term budget pressures
- Reduced income generation
- Increased operating costs
- Workforce issues.
You can access the report in full here.