Response to FST letter re: funding crisis from Angus Robertson, received on 2 November 2023
This selection of advocacy-related resources contains FST’s documents and links to other organisations lobbying for the value of culture.
Following the funding crisis in October 2023, FST wrote letters to: Angus Robertson, Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and CultureShona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Deputy First MinisterChristina McKelvie, Minister for Culture, Europe and International Development
FST submission to the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee: Pre-budget scrutiny for 2024-25
Letter from Angus Robertson MSP to Federation of Scottish Theatre, from 2 March, following the amendments to culture budget for 2023/24.
FST Information Sharing Session Presentation
Sent on Friday 27 January 2023, the letter calls on the Scottish Government to reverse the proposed cut to Creative Scotland and reasserts the value of culture and the impact of the current economic climate on the performing arts.
FST’s formal response to the Scottish Government consultation on the Strategic Framework.
The Scottish Parliament’s Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture (CEEAC) Committee published its pre- budget scrutiny report on culture sector funding on 2 November 2021. The report includes contributions from a number of sector bodies, including FST.
FST’s submission to the CEEAC committee – inquiry into Funding for Culture, written after consultation with FST members.
On 25 & 28 May 2021 FST submitted respective letters to Angus Robertson, Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and Culture, and Jenny Gilruth, Minister for Culture, Europe and International Development.
From 1 April 2021, Creative Europe’s UK desk closed as a result of the Brexit transition taking place in the UK. To mark the end of this period of work the UK desk has put together a useful set of resources that highlight the important work funded and undertaken from 2014 – 2020. During this […]
The Scottish Parliament’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee has published its legacy report. This report is published at the end of a Government session (in this case ‘Session 5’) and highlights the work of the committee over the last 5 years, it also lays out recommendations for the successor committee(s) in session six.