We are heading for straitened times. The UK's government departments have been ordered by the Treasury to plan for unprecedented cuts of 40% in their budgets as the coalition widens the scope of its four-year austerity drive.
Chris Brown is an artist, musician and co-founder of the artist-run organisation g39. In his current position of co-director, he is responsible for strategic development of g39 within Wales, the UK and beyond.
He recently studied postgrad Composition and Jazz at RWCMD (Cardiff) and is also a member of Go Faster Stripe, an independent collective that promotes high-profile UK comedians through its programme of live acts and DVD production.