Tom and I have been working closely together as he runs the #BrokenRecord campaign and I work on the Musicians' Union and The Ivors Academy campaign to #FixStreaming. When musicians lost their work due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it became clear that music streaming was not playing its part in generating royalties to help sustain them. When music listeners turned to streaming services more than ever during lockdown, the record labels saw their profits increase but there was no
Well, it’s been nearly three weeks since I announced my bid to be the next MU General Secretary. I have received so much support and encouragement; thanks to everyone who has reached out to me so far with offers of help or backed me on social media. One member commented that he’d like to see me as GS because I’m a nice person and I do a great job (thanks Frank). I certainly intend to try and live up to that throughout my campaign and beyond.
Over the next few months, I plan