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News

06 Dec 2017

Agent of Change Principle on the Agenda in the Scottish Parliament

A ministerial statement on Planning was made at Holyrood on the Tuesday 5 December by Lewis MacDonald MSP in regards to the implementation of the Agent of Change principle in Scotland.

06 Dec 2017

Cuts to Fife Instrumental Music Service

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is working with the Education Institute of Scotland (EIS) following proposed cuts to the music service in Fife.

19 Oct 2017

The MU is Here to Support You If You Face Inappropriate Behaviour at Work​

We are here to offer support and guidance if you face sexual harassment, exploitation or abuse at work. If you are an employed or self-employed musician, regardless of which part of the industry you work in, you can talk to us. We will listen.

08 Oct 2017

Cultural Strategy for Scotland

The Scottish Government is in the initial stages of launching a consultation into a Cultural Strategy for Scotland. Have your say at one of their public events.

18 Jul 2017

MU member discount for Fair Pley Events in Edinburgh

MU members can get a discount for a number of Fair Pley shows in Edinburgh during August

06 Jul 2017

Potential new BBC Scotland Channel

The BBC is proposing significant changes and major investments across the UK and wants to do more to recognise the importance of spending more of the licence fee, raised in Scotland, on Scottish content and services.

06 Jul 2017

Scottish Jazz Awards + Scottish Album of the Year Award

The MU were proud to sponsor the Rising Star Award at the Scottish Jazz Awards, which took place on Sunday 29th June and closed the Glasgow Jazz Festival, and is now the city’s longest running music event.

02 Jun 2017

MPs & Peers: Please Support Musicians Working in the EU

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is calling on MPs to support musicians working in the EU – share the pledge! #WorkingInTheEU