23 March 2016
Cllr Ian Stephens, Chair of the Local Government Association's Culture, Tourism and Sport Board, responds to today's launch of the Government's Culture White Paper
23 March 2016
13 January 2016
Cllr Ian Stephens, Chairman of the LGA's Culture, Tourism and Sport Board, comments on the museums association's survey.
Support for tourism infrastructure is vital, and investment in culture is a proven regeneration tool.
A vibrant local sports scene improves public health, economic development and community cohesion. We are helping councils build a lasting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
We are helping councils tackle their challenges through:
- securing continued support for the Future Libraries programme
- helping councils to realise a 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games legacy that delivers wider benefits for the whole country
- supporting councils who are pioneering new and more efficient ways of delivering heritage services and share the lessons widely
- promoting digital inclusion and supporting people and places.
If you have any queries or would like further information about our work is this area please contact:
The CTS Board engages with and helps develop a thorough understanding of councils' priorities in relation to this programme area.
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