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Industry welcomes Adams’ appointment

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27 August 2019

THE INDUSTRY has welcomed the appointment of Yorkshire MP and outspoken anti-ticket touting campaigner Nigel Adams as Minister at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whose brief includes the music and the creative industries

Adams, who became a Conservative MP in 2010, is vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Ticket Abuse, with Labour MP Sharon Hodgson.

“Nigel has been a fantastic supporter of the UK music industry, is a former chair of our All-Party Parliamentary Group on Music, has done tremendous work on vital issues like secondary ticketing and been a strong supporter of copyright protections,” says UK Music CEO Michael Dugher.

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