Tim Clement-Jones: More Action to Safeguard Busking Needed! (via Lord of the Blogs)

Lord Clement-Jones
Lord Clement-Jones

In response to the threats to busking across London, the Mayor and GLA have launched a new busking initiative -#BackBusking campaign which is great news.

Last month I attended a Busking Roundtable organised by the Mayor’s office which drew together, in a very positive way, a number of London local authorities and busking campaigners to discuss how we can achieve the best possible solution for London and Londoners. We are well on the way to agreeing on a new busking code as the way forward in London, building on the Liverpool experience.

But on the very same afternoon,  King’s Parade, the winners of the Mayor’s GIGS competition to find the capital’s best young buskers, were being arrested for busking in Leicester Square.

Full article here

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s