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Protect Higher Education Music in England

Government plans to limit access to higher education music and the arts in England will have a big impact, now and in the future.

£5.8bn * value of music to UK economy in good times 
£13m* value of the creative industries to UK economy every hour
50%* Government funding cut from music and arts subjects in 2021

Protect Higher Education music and the arts for all.

* Source: UK Music and DCMS

Protect Higher Education music and the arts for all

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Naomi Pohl

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Chris Walters

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