hard facts to swallow
Publication and provenance
Hard Facts to Swallow is the third evidence-based report produced by GPS Culture (Peter Stark, David Powell and Christopher Gordon) addressing the performance of Arts Council England in relation to its stewardship responsibilities for the arts in England. It offers a detailed analysis and evaluation of the Arts Council's investment plans for 2015–18 and is published on Friday 10 October 2014.
The report has been produced by the authors independently and at their own expense.
Arts Council England responded to Hard Facts to Swallow on 10 October. GPS Culture's itemised commentary on their observations can be downloaded here.