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.
Universal, Beggars, Sony/ATV/EMI, Live Nation ...