An influential cross-party group of MPs and peers issued a major report today calling on the Government to tear down the barriers facing UK musicians touring the EU.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Music (APPG on Music), which numbers more than 100 MPs and Peers, published the Let the Music Move – A New Deal for Touring report, which outlines the urgent action the Government should take to help UK musicians and crew tour Europe more easily.
The report warns that UK music workers are “facing more costs, more complications and getting fewer opportunities” since the UK left the EU at the end of January 2020.
The key issues include complex post-Brexit restrictions on short-term working in the EU for UK music workers and the inability to use UK trucks for British musicians touring Europe.
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