Following Helen Whatey's comments...

The music industry has united to condemn government support of the night time industries, following comments made by Health Minister Helen Whately.

The government minister spoke to Kay Burley on Sky News, and seemed to rule out support for elements of the creative industries impacted by new regulations.

The comments immediately went viral, drawing widespread condemnation from across the music industry.

With more than one million jobs at stake across live music and beyond, the holes in the government's argument quickly unravelled - hell, even Piers Morgan pointed it out.

Revisit Helen Whately's comments on Sky News below.

Amongst the condemnation was some positive steps - the unity alone was heartening, and we'd like to share a few useful threads of information.

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