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Britain must maximise heritage value ahead of Brexit, says government report
POSTED 05 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The British government has spelt out plans to maximise the UK's heritage assets as preparations continue to leave the European Union (EU).

The government’s annual Heritage Statement calls Britain a “world leader in heritage and cultural protection and in heritage science and research”, with millions visiting the UK to experience its culture and history.

“We will take account of the needs and interests of the heritage sector in the negotiations to leave, and establish a new relationship with the EU,” said the report.

It said consideration would be taken over “future migration arrangements and potential funding schemes”.

A recent report by Historic England revealed that heritage tourism in England is worth up to £16.4bn (US$22.2bn, €18.6bn) in annual visitor spend, with the sector directly employing 278,000 people and contributing £11.9bn (US$16.1bn, €13.5bn) gross added value to the economy.

In its Heritage Statement, the government said it would work on increasing this figure, using initiatives such as its £40m (US$53.7m, €45.3m) Discover England Fund and collaborating with VisitBritain to encourage increased and repeat visits to the UK through heritage.

“We need to focus our investment to protect, conserve and enhance our heritage where it delivers the greatest benefits today and in the future,” said John Glen, Britain’s minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

“We must maximise the power of our heritage as an asset to our international outlook and use it to promote our country around the world.

“This statement is a reaffirmation of the government’s commitment to support the heritage sector and to help it protect, maintain and promote our heritage and ensure that it remains vibrant and relevant in the 21st century.”
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Britain must maximise heritage value ahead of Brexit, says government report
POSTED 05 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The British government has spelt out plans to maximise the UK's heritage assets as preparations continue to leave the European Union (EU).

The government’s annual Heritage Statement calls Britain a “world leader in heritage and cultural protection and in heritage science and research”, with millions visiting the UK to experience its culture and history.

“We will take account of the needs and interests of the heritage sector in the negotiations to leave, and establish a new relationship with the EU,” said the report.

It said consideration would be taken over “future migration arrangements and potential funding schemes”.

A recent report by Historic England revealed that heritage tourism in England is worth up to £16.4bn (US$22.2bn, €18.6bn) in annual visitor spend, with the sector directly employing 278,000 people and contributing £11.9bn (US$16.1bn, €13.5bn) gross added value to the economy.

In its Heritage Statement, the government said it would work on increasing this figure, using initiatives such as its £40m (US$53.7m, €45.3m) Discover England Fund and collaborating with VisitBritain to encourage increased and repeat visits to the UK through heritage.

“We need to focus our investment to protect, conserve and enhance our heritage where it delivers the greatest benefits today and in the future,” said John Glen, Britain’s minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

“We must maximise the power of our heritage as an asset to our international outlook and use it to promote our country around the world.

“This statement is a reaffirmation of the government’s commitment to support the heritage sector and to help it protect, maintain and promote our heritage and ensure that it remains vibrant and relevant in the 21st century.”
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Britain must maximise heritage value ahead of Brexit, says government report
POSTED 05 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The British government has spelt out plans to maximise the UK's heritage assets as preparations continue to leave the European Union (EU).

The government’s annual Heritage Statement calls Britain a “world leader in heritage and cultural protection and in heritage science and research”, with millions visiting the UK to experience its culture and history.

“We will take account of the needs and interests of the heritage sector in the negotiations to leave, and establish a new relationship with the EU,” said the report.

It said consideration would be taken over “future migration arrangements and potential funding schemes”.

A recent report by Historic England revealed that heritage tourism in England is worth up to £16.4bn (US$22.2bn, €18.6bn) in annual visitor spend, with the sector directly employing 278,000 people and contributing £11.9bn (US$16.1bn, €13.5bn) gross added value to the economy.

In its Heritage Statement, the government said it would work on increasing this figure, using initiatives such as its £40m (US$53.7m, €45.3m) Discover England Fund and collaborating with VisitBritain to encourage increased and repeat visits to the UK through heritage.

“We need to focus our investment to protect, conserve and enhance our heritage where it delivers the greatest benefits today and in the future,” said John Glen, Britain’s minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

“We must maximise the power of our heritage as an asset to our international outlook and use it to promote our country around the world.

“This statement is a reaffirmation of the government’s commitment to support the heritage sector and to help it protect, maintain and promote our heritage and ensure that it remains vibrant and relevant in the 21st century.”
RELATED STORIES
Mendoza Review calls for development plan to nurture England’s ‘wonderfully different’ museums


A major review of England’s museums sector has called for an action plan to show how government and funding bodies will continue to provide support – currently worth £850m (€947m, US$1.1bn) per year in public money.
Exclusive: Post-Brexit tourism deal in the 'common interest' of Europe, says tourism minister


John Glen, Britain’s minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), has said the country’s rising tourism numbers will continue to grow after it makes its exit from the European Union (EU), saying that it was in the “common interest” of Europe to make Britain accessible.
DCMS introduces £15m cultural regeneration fund as part of Great Exhibition of the North


Culture and tech projects in the North of England will soon be able to bid for a slice from a £15m (US$19.3m, €16.5m) funding pie, with a new fund established to help build a lasting regional legacy for the Great Exhibition of the North.
DCMS introduces £15m cultural regeneration fund as part of Great Exhibition of the North


Culture and tech projects in the North of England will soon be able to bid for a slice from a £15m (US$19.3m, €16.5m) funding pie, with a new fund established to help build a lasting regional legacy for the Great Exhibition of the North.
 


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