“I have sought to protect the arts in Scotland” – Fiona Hyslop, September/October 2013

Fiona HyslopEarlier this year, June 5 2013, Scotland’s Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop delivered a speech which set out to distinguish Scotland’s approach to culture and creativity from the UK’s.

Hyslop repelled Maria Miller’s notion that British culture is a ‘compelling product’ which must prove its economic worth and instead emphasised intrinsic value as the arts greatest strength.

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