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“Time to Shine” Youth Arts Strategy

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 14th May 2014.

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Photo of Liam McArthur Liam McArthur Liberal Democrat

I entirely agree with what Patricia Ferguson says about the importance of local authorities supporting the arts. Does she share my concern that when pressure is placed on central Government to fill the gaps that are left, we sometimes risk rewarding bad behaviour and not necessarily celebrating, rewarding and supporting the good behaviour of local authorities that have not made such cuts?