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Carry On Touring - Our response to the RT Hon Oliver Dowden MP

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee met on Thursday 13 May 2021. The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden MP, Minister for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, (DCMS) was asked questions by the committee members with regard to creative touring amongst other topics.
During the debate, the Rt Hon Kevin Brennan MP put a number of questions to the Minister.

The Questions can be viewed on Parliamentary TV using this link. Parliamentary TV

Speaking to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Dowden revealed that he has spoken to every EU member state about the issue of Creative Touring within the EU Post Brexit, since the new rules came in back in January, and said he understood that “some paid touring activities” will be possible in 17 of the 27 EU countries. He added that the picture now seems “much more positive” than he first thought.

Carry On Touring issued the following statement in response to Dowdens comments:

Carry on Touring Statement

This statement has been picked up by the NME, who have written the following article.

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