With Brexit looming and the UK’s grassroots music venues slowly emerging from a crisis, what policies does the music industry need from the next government to ensure a bright future for UK artists and venues? Music Venue Trust and UK Music present their Manifestos for Music. Representatives of each of the major parties will lay out their responses.
1pm: Tom Kiehl from UK Music will present the UK Music Manifesto for Music
1.05pm: Beverley Whitrick will present the Music Venue Trust Manifesto for Music Venues
1.10pm: Panel discussion of the key elements of both manifestos. Panel Host: Phil Nelson, BIMM. Panelists: Joseph Miller (Conservatives) Baroness Maggie Jones (Labour) Lord Tim Clement-Jones (Lib Dems) Amelia Womack (Greens)