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This review looked at the current and future plans by local authorities to deliver local museum services in Wales.

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism asked an Expert Panel to look at current and future plans by local authorities to provide local museum services in Wales. The purpose of the Review was two-fold:

  • to review the proposed changes by local authorities to local museum provision from April 2014
  • to identify opportunities for collaboration, partnership and innovation.

The Expert panel interviewed 20 representatives from 10 different bodies and hosted 2 consultation events attended by 61 delegates. They looked at evidence from 21 Local Authorities and received 29 written submissions.

Recommendations

The Expert Panel made 10 recommendations covering the following areas:

  • future models of service delivery
  • the role and responsibilities of Welsh Government
  • collaboration between organisations.

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