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Musicians: Visas

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 2133, tabled on 29 June 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with Ministerial colleagues and European agencies on temporary and short-term visa permissions and exemptions for musicians and crew after the UK has left the EU.

Answered on

4 July 2017

The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport has regular discussions with Ministerial colleagues on a range of issues affecting the creative industries in the context of leaving the EU. The Secretary of State has also held a series of roundtables with industry on the impacts and opportunities for the sector, including representations from the music industry regarding touring musicians and crews.

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