Max weighs into debate on Scottish cultureThe debate about Scottish culture rumbles on, following the savage cuts applied to Scottish Opera, pushing it to the brink of extinction.
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, composer laureate, has mounted the barricades to send the latest salvo against the Scottish Executive. On a BBC Radio Scotland interview he attacked the politicians for their "ignorant" attitudes to culture:
"To think what they are spending on that Scottish Parliament building for themselves — just the nail clippings of that would keep Scottish Opera going. Scottish Opera have done splendid work but have received a vicious kick, which is the last thing they deserved."
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