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56. Should the Government Spend More Money on the Arts or on Health and Education?

In many countries, governments like to spend more money on the arts. Some people agree with this. However, others think they should spend more on health and education. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.


1. allocate money to sth /budget money for sth /invest in sth /investments in sth


2. to increase expenditure/spending on sth


3. medical/health care and education systems


4. student loans


5. a good social welfare system


6. standard of living


7. contribute to economic growth


8. artworks


9. draw visitors


10. in turn


11. inject vast sums of money into the local retail, accommodation and catering sectors


12. exhibit


13. the Ming dynasty


14. brought in 20 million dollars in tourism revenue to the local economy


15. a strong economy


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