Month: October 2015

The proposed DCMS White Paper on ‘Our Culture’: A response by RESCUE – The British Archaeological Trust

Rescue have formulated a response to a recent white paper discussion piece by DCMS, entitled ‘Our Culture’, focused on the funding of archaeology in the UK. https://dcms.dialogue-app.com/the-funding-challenge-share-and-discuss-your-ideas-on-how-to-develop-new-sources-of-funding-for-the-arts-and-culture Our response is available at https://dcms.dialogue-app.com/the-funding-challenge-share-and-discuss-your-ideas-on-how-to-develop-new-sources-of-funding-for-the-arts-and-culture/the-proposed-dcms-white-paper-on-our-culture-a-response-by-rescue-2013-the-british-archaeological-trust and reproduced below:   Financial resilience and the funding of cultural institutions and organisations “The second theme will focus on building financial resilience …

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“How do we create a better built environment?”: Rescue respond to call for evidence from House of Lords Select Committee

The newly established House of Lords Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment has published its Call for Evidence. Interested parties were invited to submit written evidence to the Committee by 6 October 2015. http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/built-environment/news-parliament-2015/call-for-evidence/ Our detailed response can be read below:

The future of local government archaeology: Rescue write to Vaizey

Early in 2014, Ed Vaizey convened an enquiry into the future of local government archaeology services under John Howell MP and Lord Redesdale. The call for written evidence by the enquiry was well received by the sector and numerous heritage organisations submitted detailed responses. These established beyond doubt that cuts to the budgets of local …

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