Plus: How very sad I am to hear of the death of Eve Collishaw, who gave much of her life to the Conservative cause.
Posts Tagged: Oliver Dowden
Emily Carver: So the European Super League has collapsed. But either way, it’s none of the Government’s business.
The lesson of this drama is that fans must make their voices heard, rather than Ministers threaten knee-jerk legislation.
Joshua O’Connor: A Seat Out to Help Out scheme would support our creative industries – and boost the UK’s soft power
The idea was floated by the Government in September of 2020, but so far nothing has materialised.
Jason Reed: Dowden’s latest task? Regulating the internet. Here’s what Australia can teach us about that challenge.
The UK has a lot to learn from the recent regulatory punch-up between Facebook and the Australian government.
Laurence Robertson: The gambling review is essential. But MPs must be wary of the law of unintended consequences.
Well intentioned measures can end up unfairly penalising the vast majority of the 30 million people in this country who enjoy a harmless bet.
Michael Dugher: Ministers deserve credit for their evidence-led review of betting and championship of safer gambling
The industry has implemented a number of measures to make these activities more secure.
It’s speeches for Sunak, Patel and Raab; interviews in different formats for Gove, Hancock and others; while others still are relegated to panels…
WATCH: “Young people have paid a huge price during this crisis… it’s only fair to get them back to university” – Dowden
“It’s important for students not to have to give up a year of their life by not going to university”.
“I don’t think it’s helpful at this stage – three months away – to speculate” on what will happen at universities, says the Culture Secretary.
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has exceeded all expectations with his recent negotiations.
Our rich cultural heritage is essential to the beating heart of this country, and must not be forgotten through Coronavirus.
Caroline Nokes: Spare a thought for women. Male ministers have forgotten we exist in their lockdown easing plans.
While barbers, beers and football are deemed priorities for reopening, female-dominated businesses, like nail salons, have been left in limbo.
Blood tests at airports, robot microbe killers, and attendants in PPE: How Covid-19 will affect the future of travel
Various new measures are being created to cope with the threat of the virus, with huge ramifications for tourism.
The Saudi financing of Newcastle United is a national disgrace. It’s time we took it seriously.
Our last pre-election Cabinet League Table. It’s a near-tie at the top: Javid, Gove, Johnson, in that order.
Whilst individual ministers rise and fall, overall the Government goes to the polls with a lot of goodwill from grassroots Conservatives.