Arts and culture 'downgraded' in DCMS reshuffle

Arts and culture have been separated from the creative industries in a Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) restructure.

This morning in a piece by Arts Professional, the move was criticised as ‘downgrading’ the importance of the arts and the creative industries.

It is unclear what these changes will mean for the arts and culture in wider government policy, including the upcoming industrial strategy, which cabinet ministers promised to put creative industries 'at the heart' of.

The full Arts Professional article can be read here.