In a rare piece of good news for music education, Nick Gibb has confirmed that the arrangements for music education hubs and the services they provide to their local schools and other partners are to be funded in the same way for the next three years. This gives music education hubs a degree of short term security which should be welcomed by all.

Nick Gibb’s full letter to Darren Henley, chief executive of Arts Council England (the funding agency for music education hubs) can be viewed here.