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STRINGER ON "THE ISSUES AND ACTIONS NEEDED"
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TUESDAY
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TIME TO REFLECT
TIME TO ACT
Blighty Beat
MCCARTNEY BACKS VENUE BILL
1/11/18

Sir Paul McCartney has put his weight behind a campaign to preserve the future of the U.K.'s grassroots music venues, as a number of music figures lobby parliament to introduce a bill that makes it harder for property developers to shut down pubs and clubs that host live music.

“Without the grassroots clubs, pubs and music venues my career could have been very different,” Macca said. “If we don’t support music at this level, then the future of music in general is in danger.”

A number of musicians have joined McCartney, including Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, Craig David, Ray Davies, Billy Bragg, Chrissie Hynde, Sandie Shaw and Feargal Sharkey, in backing the bill.

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