Arts Council chair John Edmund urged to quit after criticising sector’s ‘dependency’ on grant aid

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    A newspaper article covering the controversial speech given by John Edmund at an awards ceremony. John Edmund is the current Chair of Arts Council of Northern Ireland and there were objections to his remarks about the business efficacy of the arts sector and a 'high dependency' culture that had arisen.

    Period26 Jan 2018

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