Spending cuts put culture projects in jeopardy

The Tate is facing a financial crisis over its £215 million extension of Tate Modern with £140 million still to be raised just a few months before work on the main building gets under way.

If “there’s no money left” in the Treasury coffers will anyone in the new government stand up to defend the Tate Modern extension or the Stonehenge Visitors Centre just two of the projects that rely heavily on public funding but whose future could be at risk under tough new austerity ...

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