Arts execs must 'hammer home economic value of culture,' says Maria Miller

Tom Pakinkis

Culture Secretary Maria Miller has told executives in the arts that they must “hammer home the value of culture to our economy”.

The call comes two months ahead of the Government’s spending review, which will detail the departments that need to reduce their spending and by how much.

Miller said in a keynote speech at the British Museum in London that the need to focus on culture’s economic impact comes as a result of tough times when money is tight.

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