Live Music Bill slips on order list

Clement-Jones' private members Bill proposes to introduce a licensing exception to allow venues with a capacity of 200 persons or less to put on live music without a licence. He also wants to reintroduce the two-in-the-bar rule.

The Bill, which now has support from the Conservatives, was presented to the Commons on February 9 February for the First Reading when there was no debate.

However, some executives worry that the Bill, which is being supported by Lib Dem culture spokesman ...

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