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Parliament at Sunset

Yesterday, the Department For Digital, Culture, Media and Sport said that “performers don’t need visas or work permits for short-term tours” in 19 EU Member states, following “extensive discussions.” This is widely reported throughout British media as a Government success. The truth is that visas were never the main issue, …
Photo of a round fishing boat.

The UK Government (and many UK tabloid newspapers) have been using the Fishing industry as a popularist stick to batter through the basic agreement for the UK-EU trade deal. Musicians and other creatives have largely been ignored and were not included in the visa free short term business trip provision negioations. …