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Cutting music lessons will ‘cost soul of the nation’ warn musicians after drop in funding

The celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti and trumpet soloist Alison Balsom are among leading musicians calling on the Government to drop controversial advice to local authorities to pull funding for music lessons, warning it could “cost the soul of the nation”.



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Cutting music lessons will ‘cost soul of the nation’ warn top musicians after drop in funding

The celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti and trumpet soloist Alison Balsom are among leading musicians calling on the Government to drop controversial advice to local authorities to pull funding for music lessons, warning it could “cost the soul of the nation”.









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Nation split by ‘read and read-nots’

England is a nation divided into readers and watchers, a report on adult literacy says.
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N Ireland ‘UK’s happiest nation’

People in Northern Ireland were happier than those in any other part of the UK last year, a survey by the Office for National Statistics suggests.
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