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Our Response to the Scottish Parliament's Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2023-24: Funding for Culture

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Museums Galleries Scotland has responded to the Scottish Parliament’s Committee for Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture as part of the inquiry into the Scottish Government’s culture spending portfolio. This inquiry follows on from the Committee’s previous pre-budget scrutiny for 2022-23 and 2023-24.

The purpose of this inquiry is to help the Committee make recommendations to the Scottish Government, ahead of its own budget announcement, on how funding should be allocated to the culture sector. The Committee has asked individuals, groups, and businesses operating in this area to support and inform this work.

We are extremely thankful to the museums and galleries who took the time to complete our Financial Impacts Survey. Your feedback has been anonymised and embedded into our response to the Committee to add impact and provide evidence of the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.

In our response we have:

Read our full response
MGS full response to CEEAC Pre budget scrutiny 23/24
(PDF, 133 KB)