The Pink Floyd drummer made the comments outside Parliament this morning, where leading music figures gathered in support of the Agent of Change bill being brought to the House of Commons.
The likes of Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, Sandie Shaw, Nadine Shah, Imogen Heap and Billy Bragg will launch a parliamentary battle this morning to save music venues from closure.
The UK's leading funder of new music has announced partnerships with promoters and festivals in Europe to strengthen relationships across the continent.
Former culture minister Ed Vaizey MP and David Warburton MP have backed UK Music's campaign to protect music venues threatened with closure.
Chief executive Michael Dugher described the Government’s recent business rates revaluation as 'woefully unjust' and is demanding that the Chancellor orders an urgent review.
Laura Marling, Coldplay and Bond composer David Arnold are among the signatories of an open letter calling for the extension of shared parental pay benefits to the self-employed.
Levies covering the general public’s copying of music onto CDs and devices for personal use are hugely beneficial to creators and rightsholders if managed properly, a new report finds.
The industry body unveiled the new legislation in a speech at Venues Day and will outline the measures in Parliament later this year.
Digital Minister Matt Hancock has said the government does not back any proposals for a copyright exception for user-generated content (UGC).
UK Music chief executive Michael Dugher has warned that government ‘uncertainty and lack of clarity’ over Brexit could damage Britain’s £4bn music industry.