Musicians Union chooses next Labour leadermain
The MU has endorsed Andy Burnham for Labour Party leader ‘on account of his interest in music and the arts’.
The organisation has also pledged its support for Caroline Flint as deputy.
MU general secretary, John Smith, said: “The MU was particularly grateful to Andy Burnham for his support for the extension of the term of copyright when he was Secretary of State. This will make a tangible difference to the take home pay of a lot of our members and I believe that Andy would be a Labour Party leader who valued music and the arts.”