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13,400 people support No More Cuts to the Arts campaign

Monday 29th December 2014 at 5pm 0 Comments

Today (Monday 29th December) marks the deadline for making submissions to the NI Draft Budget Consultation.

We want to thank everyone for the tremendous support for the campaign for No More Cuts to the Arts. The preliminary results of the campaign are as follows:

•         4,208 people signed the online petition
•         9,235 people signed petition postcards at venues across Northern Ireland
•         Social media reached 7 million people and resulted in 30,000 + social interactions
•         The number of independent submissions to the budget consultation is not recorded here

We will make the final campaign results available in early January.

An updated version of the open letter from Roisin McDonough to the First Minister and deputy First Minister with these results is available to read or download here

Please continue to show your support for public funding for the arts in Northern Ireland.

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