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Tom Robinson, songwriter and broadcaster

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Musicians' Union Calls For Music Education Overhaul as Government Opens Inquiry

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is calling on Government for an overhaul of music education provision. The MU made the call in written evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry into the social impact of participation in culture and sport.

MU to Spotlight Harassment and Abuse in Music Industry at TUC LGBT+ Conference 2018

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is delighted to be taking a delegation of Union members to the annual Trades Union Congress (TUC) LGBT+ Conference.

Minister Meets With Musicians’ Union to Discuss Touring and Working in Europe post Brexit

Margot James MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries met with the Musicians’ Union (MU) to discuss issues around musicians travelling and working abroad post-Brexit.

24-Hour Helpline for Theatre Professionals Launched

The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) and UK Theatre have launched Theatre Helpline, a free phone and email service to support theatre professionals with any issue affecting their health and wellbeing.

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Five Musicians and a Music Fan Called Steve

Tens of thousands of musicians and music lovers have signed our petition calling on Government and Parliament to back free movement for musicians working in the EU. So many, in fact, that we can make a case for Brexit based solely on the experiences of five different Steves.

Why musicians need unions: changing the world of work for good

As part of the Trade Union Congress' 150 year anniversary campaign, the TUC150 story collection, bassist Becky Baldwin discusses her involvement with the Musicians' Union.