Ministers to consider basic weekly payment for artists
The allowance would be paid on top of any additional income earned
A radical plan that would see artists receive a weekly state payment on top of which they could earn additional income is expected to be discussed by ministers this week.
The proposal is one of a number of recommendations in a report by the Arts and Culture Recovery Taskforce, which is due to be brought to cabinet by Catherine Martin, the Arts and Culture Minister, on Tuesday.
Among its proposals is a three-year pilot of...
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