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Make a Noise This Wednesday 13 January #InvestInMusicians

Call on the Government to invest in musicians, so that you can continue to make music during the pandemic and bounce back as the industry gets on its feet.

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By Maddy Radcliff Published: 12 January 2021 | 3:18 PM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:32 PM
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Without further investment from the Government, too many musicians are likely to leave the music industry forever. Photo credit: Shutterstock

To make the case for investing in musicians, we need to make the following things clear to the Government:

  • Musicians are highly skilled, entrepreneurial, community minded people
  • You invest heavily in your work
  • Without further investment from the Government, too many musicians are likely to leave the music industry forever – leaving our £5.8bn music industry without the people who actually make music

We need as many musicians as possible to call on the Government to #InvestInMusicians.

Read the full list of measures we’re calling for on our dedicated campaign page.

Take action this Wednesday

Take part in a co-ordinated MU member action on Wednesday:

If you need any assistance, you can email campaigns@theMU.org.

Please note, this is embargoed until Wednesday morning so please don’t take action until then! This is to make the most impact around PMQs and a speech in Parliament about gaps in support by the MP Tracy Brabin in the afternoon.

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