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Local authority sport and leisure vital to health of the nation

In this blog post, Dr Dan Parnell, senior lecturer in Sport Business Management at Leeds Beckett, urges government, local authorities and public health professionals to consider the importance of retaining local authority sport and leisure provision.

 Dr Dan Parnell
Leila Jancovich

Arts funding favours London

Leila Jancovich reacts to this week's report that government investment in the arts in London far outstrips that in the rest of the country.

 Leila Jancovich
Dance students

Arts funding under scrunity

In light of recent comments from the Culture Secretary, Professor Jonathan Long, an expert in leisure policy from the University's Carnegie Faculty explores the impact the arts makes to society.

 Professor Jonathan Long