Dear George Osborne, is Music no longer a Creative Industry?

Chancellor George Osborne has just announced a new £6 million investment fund for Britain's ‘Creative Industries’ - but, bizarrely, music companies won’t be getting a penny.

The new money, announced by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement, will be used to provide entry-level and professional-level training for up to 3,300 people working in film, television, animation and video games companies.

But not those in the music industry. In fact, they didn't even warrant a mention.

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