Culture Secretary: Newcastle and Gateshead arts cuts "short-sighted"

The Culture Secretary Ed Vaizey told ITV News he thinks it is "shortsighted" that Newcastle and Gateshead are making cuts to their cultural funding when they have created a good reputation for being cultural areas.

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City Council agrees £100m cuts

Newcastle city councillors have approved a package of cuts which will save 100 million pounds over the next three years.