Saturday, 11 February 2012

Campaign against Glasgow City Council Public Entertainment License

The campaign is gaining momentum and word is spreading.

Here are some links to some recent articles/ posts/ information about the licence:

Katie McQuater explains how Glasgow’s ‘tax on creativity’ will destroy the grassroots culture which characterises the city’s art scene…


http://forpetessakeglasgow.wordpress.com/2012/02/11/opinion-glasgows-tax-on-creativity/


To petition Glasgow City Council to scrap the Temporary Public Entertainment Licence Fee, click here: http://www.change.org/petitions/scottish-government-scrap-the-temporary-public-entertainment-licence-fee

Council briefing note:
http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/57F0A7CC-ADC8-4798-BC8B-9E7A5C97F9F0/0/BriefingNotePEL.pdf

Proposed fees:
http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/en/Business/Licences/Entertainment/TemporaryPublicEntertainmentLicensing.htm

Press coverage:
http://www.heraldscotland.com/mobile/news/home-news/warning-new-law-puts-city-art-scene-in-danger.16724126

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