‘I’m on the warpath’ Elton John requests meeting with Boris Johnson over post-Brexit issue

‘I’m on the warpath’ Elton John requests meeting with Boris Johnson over post-Brexit issue

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9/18/2021 2:38:00 AM

‘I’m on the warpath’ Elton John requests meeting with Boris Johnson over post-Brexit issue

SIR ELTON JOHN has revealed he has requested a meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and is currently 'on the warpath' over visa issues for musicians following Brexit.

Post-Brexit rules have caused concerns that touring musicians will incur large fees(Image: GETTY)Gogglebox star Paige Deville hits out at Channel 4 show"What has happened is that it's impossible for young artists financially to pay for visas, negotiate their way through all of the red tape that's necessary for going to Europe.

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"It's financially impossible for them to do so. So I'm on the warpath to try and get this sorted out. “And I've requested a meeting with Boris Johnson; I've yet to hear back from him."The star, who announced yesterday he has been forced to delay his forthcoming European and UK tour due to injury, said travelling abroad and playing to foreign audiences is"imperative" for the development of up and coming British talent.

Elton John spoke out on the issue during his Rocket Hour show(Image: GETTY)Elton John had to cancel his tour due to injury(Image: GETTY)He explained: “It's very important because, when I was a young man, I went to Germany when I was 17, I didn't earn very much, but it just gave me a taste of what travelling abroad was like and different cultures. headtopics.com

"And it's so imperative for young artists to have that opportunity to do that. It makes them grow as songwriters, as artists and as human beings. “And it's their right to be able to tour wherever they want to do."And so, at the moment they can't, but we're going to try and fix it."

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