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Boris Johnson Must Support Music Industry As Brexit And Music Education Top New PM’s In-tray

23rd July 2019

UK Music CEO Michael Dugher called on new Tory leader and incoming PM Boris Johnson to take swift action on a range of challenges facing the UK music industry and delivered a strong warning over the threat of a “cliff-edge” Brexit.

UK Music Welcomes New Figures Showing A Six Per Cent Rise In The Number Of Music Venues In London

19th July 2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced numbers that show more music venues are opening in London, after nearly a decade of decline.

Mayor Andy Burnham Commits To Greater Manchester Music Board

19th July 2019

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has committed to introducing a Music Board for the region following the recommendations of UK Music’s Greater Manchester Music Review 2019.

Music Tourism Contributes More Than £169m To Greater Manchester Economy Every Year

18th July 2019

Figures released as part of UK Music’s review into music in Greater Manchester show just how important the city-region’s thriving music scene is to economy

UK Music Welcomes Cross-Party Support For Music Education In Parliamentary Debate

17th July 2019

A music in education debate led by James Frith MP saw politicians from the leading parties show support for music education reforms

UK Music Backs “Huge Turning Point” On Tackling Touts As Google Suspend Viagogo

17th July 2019

UK Music CEO Michael Dugher has welcomed the decision by Google to suspend Viagogo as an advertiser.

MP And UK Music Join Forces To Win Commons Debate On “Crisis” In Music Education

9th July 2019

Senior MP James Frith and UK Music have joined forces to secure a debate at the House of Commons on the crisis in music education.

UK Music chief urges Google to act as Viagogo faces fresh court action

5th July 2019

UK Music CEO Michael Dugher has called on Google to take action to protect music fans from rip-off ticket prices as watchdogs warned Viagogo could face fresh court action.

UK Music welcomes new charter to boost diversity in the music industry

4th July 2019

UK Music has welcomed a new charter to improve diversity across the creative industries.

UK Music Looking For A New Chair For The Diversity Taskforce

26th June 2019

UK Music are looking for a new Chair of the UK Music Diversity Taskforce.

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