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MPs and Peers have elected Kevin Brennan MP as the new Chair of the influential All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Music. 

With more than 100 members, the group is one of the largest in Westminster. It brings together MPs, Peers and the music industry to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the sector, which contributed £5.8 billion to the UK economy pre-pandemic.

Former Shadow Culture Minister Kevin Brennan, a keen musician and songwriter, was elected as Chair at the APPG’s inaugural meeting of this Parliament on Wednesday.

Following his election, Kevin said:

“I’m looking forward to working with all sectors of the UK’s world-leading music industry on a huge range of issues. This is a crucial time for the sector and I hope we can all work together to bring about positive changes and grow the industry.”

Speaking later in a Parliamentary debate that he secured on…

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