White people claim 93% of jobs in UK music and arts industry

The UK music industry has serious cause for concern over its current record on racially diverse employees, according to new Government figures.

Music Week has seen new DCMS national statistics regarding employment in the UK creative industries, and it doesn’t make for triumphant reading.

In 2013, just 6.7% of all jobs in the UK's 'Music, Performing and Visual Arts Industries' were held by people who could be categorised as BAME (‘black, Asian and minority ethnic’).

That figure represented a 0.8% ...

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