The former Chairman of the Culture, Media, and Sport Select Committee relates how they collaborated to win support for Britain’s Olympic bid.
Posts Tagged: John Whittingdale MP
From the politicisation of committees and the near-deification of Corbyn to the absurd ‘fake news’ row over ‘Hatgate’, the parallels are troubling.
A vocal Brexiteer, a vocal critic of the Government’s plans, and two newly-elected MPs (Simon Clarke and Vicky Ford) were unsuccessful in the race.
Former Vote Leave organisers are signing up to run local operations for Change Britain.
Plus: Osborne – terrible at predictions but brilliant at quizzes. The Brexiteers sweep the Select Committee board. And: all the very best to Nick Boles.
The Culture Secretary should not give opponents of the free press a stick with which to beat the media
Leveson’s legacy includes a rule which contradicts basic principles of British justice.
Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling against this illiberal Scottish scheme found it currently illegal — but not impossible.
Infrastructure is set to be a key area for the new government, and backbenchers are focusing on it closely.
May – a Joe Chamberlain in kitten heels? Who will serve in her interventionist Cabinet (and deliver Brexit)?
Hammond, Fox, Javid. How will a generation of politicians raised under Thatcher adapt to the new Prime Minister’s desire for an industrial strategy?
Both the Prime Minister and the former Mayor seem to have been damaged by the referendum campaign, whilst Gove continues to rise.
Plus: The reshuffle – who may be in, who may be out. I am a wet lettuce liberal on prison reform. And: Lightning strikes twice in Camden.
How Cameron can bind up the Party’s wounds post-election.
Her scores are among the highest we tend to see in our monthly Cabinet League Table – amidst a general fall in ratings elsewhere.
I don’t care if the Culture Secretary wears a blue silk kimono while eating his toast, and I really don’t want to know whom he’s dating.
Iain Dale: The task of Leave campaigners now is to come together, unite – and fight the campaign of their lives.
Plus: The ludicrous Evan Harris. My broken mobile. The menace of TTIP. The smears of Yvette Cooper. And: why Polly Toynbee swiftly changed the subject.