Lots campaigning, lobbying and general ‘common scence’ argument, BUT, it will now be law with a couple of years ……..

The Licensing Bill received Royal Assent Thursday 10 July 2003.

It was ratified in the Commons on Tuesday 08 July.

http://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/articles

Read the full Commons debate:

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200203/cmhansrd/cm030708/debtext/30708-67.htm#30708-67_head0

Previously on this blog …..

Two in a bar to none in a bar – the Licensing Bill

http://tash_lodge.blogspot.com/2003_01_05_tash_lodge_archive.html#87056601

Licensing Bill 2003 – a threat to live music

http://tash_lodge.blogspot.com/2003_01_05_tash_lodge_archive.html#87123542

Pub music scene ‘under threat’ : licensing bill 2003

http://tash_lodge.blogspot.com/2003_01_26_tash_lodge_archive.html#88219744

Music Licensing Bill – update http://tash_lodge.blogspot.com/2003_05_04_tash_lodge_archive.html#94003682

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