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Decision details

York's Creative Future: A Culture Strategy for York, 2020-2025

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Communities, Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Communities

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To present the city’s new culture strategy.

The Executive Member will be asked to adopt the strategy on behalf of the council.


Resolved: That the Council be committed to adopt and enshrine the new York culture strategy (York’s Creative Future).


Reason - So that:

·  York would continue to be internationally recognised for its exceptional heritage and unique arts offer.

·        Residents and businesses in York would benefit from York’s unique cultural offer, leading to greater investment and participation across the city.

·        The cultural offer for York’s residents would be further expanded beyond the city centre.

·        All citizens, irrespective of age or background, would be proud to be engaged with York’s arts and heritage offer, which would include a wide range of inclusive opportunities.

Report author: Charlie Croft

Publication date: 02/02/2021

Date of decision: 02/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 02/02/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Communities

Effective from: 05/02/2021

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