MA slams proposal to scrap DCMS and national museum funding | Museums Association

The Museum Association reported:

'MA slams proposal to scrap DCMS and national museum funding | Museums Association: The Museums Association has strongly criticised a proposal put forward yesterday by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) calling on the government to scrap the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and funding for national museums.

The free-market thinktank claimed that taxpayers would save £1.6bn if all spending on DCMS ceased. This saving could be used to slash the rate of corporation tax, cut fuel duty by 3p or partly abolish inheritance tax, the report suggested..

http://www.museumsassociation.org/news/20042012-ma-slams-thinktank-report?utm_source=ma&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=25042012

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