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Boris Johnson’s Conservative manifesto promises £250m funding for culture

Although Tory announcement calls it the “largest cultural capital programme in a century”, pledge is only quarter of Labour’s £1bn culture fund

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Politics requires a science degree? Why Boris Johnson's chief strategist is wrong about arts education

“If you are interested in politics you will be far better off if you study maths or physics,” writes aide Dominic Cummings in his blog

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Revealed! UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s arts policy ...from 2004

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Boris Johnson’s Olympic mega-sculpture is £13m in debt

Visitors decline steeply at ArcelorMittal Orbit by Anish Kapoor in east London

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What next? Nicky Morgan appointed UK's new culture secretary

Remain campaigner has said that schoolchildren who focus on arts and humanities are limiting their career choices

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The artistic women in Boris Johnson's life

From his mother to his partners, the UK's new prime minister has been surrounded by people in the arts

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Artists fearful about the future under new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

No deal prospect and track record as London Mayor scrutinised

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Boris Johnson wants to create six freeports and tax-free zones around the UK

Vast storage facilities for high-value items such as art and cars have stoked controversy

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'Marmite' Boris Johnson or 'deep cuts' Jeremy Hunt—which would be good for the arts?

The former UK minister for culture, Ed Vaizey, weighs in on which of the two candidates for prime minister would best serve the arts

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What can the arts expect from next UK prime minister?

While Boris Johnson describes himself as a keen painter and Jeremy Hunt spent time as culture minister, the sector is likely to remain far down the agenda

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Revenge of the Remainers! Anti-Boris brigade can deface painting of ex-London mayor