WQ90464 (e) Tabled on 12/01/2024

How much funding is provided to the Arts Council of Wales to fund Gypsy and Traveller projects?

Answered by Deputy Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism | Answered on 19/01/2024

Welsh Government support for the Arts is channelled through the Arts Council of Wales (ACW) who operate at arm’s length from Government. All individual funding decisions are made by ACW and the Welsh Government does not intervene in these decisions.

Through both Welsh Government and National Lottery funding, ACW supports a range of organisations and projects across the arts sector, including those that support Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. Additionally, the Welsh Government has supported Gypsy, Roma and Traveller arts activity directly through the funding to deliver the Culture, Heritage and Sport goals and actions in the Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan.