Ed Sheeran

Castle On The Hill

Funding Boost For Jersey's Arts and Heritage

The government has committed to increasing funding for local arts, heritage and culture by 2022.

It will go up to 1% in the next Government Plan after States members approved Deputy Montfort Tadier's proposition by 27 votes to 15.

Based on 2016 figures, the increase would amount to an extra £2.3 million.

It followed an impassioned debate in the States Assembly lasting several hours on Friday:

 

Deputy Russell Labey, Constable Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard and Deputy Montfort Tadier speaking during the debate.

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