West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has been appointed as the new minister of state for culture, communications and creative industries, replacing the outgoing Ed Vaizey.
Ed Vaizey, the Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, has said that MC Stormzy and The Square crew have helped grime ‘take the British government by storm’.
Britain’s creative industries are worth almost £10m an hour to the economy, according to latest government statistics.
Creative Industries Minister Ed Vaizey is hosting a Skills and Schools day in conjunction with UK Music and PRS for Music.
PRS for Music CEO Robert Ashcroft on recent developments in the UK music industry
Since the beginning of the year the music industry has been back at the top of the news agenda. While the news itself may not always have been positive, the interest the public, government and press continue to show demonstrates the vital role our industry plays in the life of the nation. …