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DCMS Twitter Account Hacked With Taunting Messages To Maria Miller

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Politics

Humiliating messages taunting Maria Miller for her rogue expense claims were posted on her Department's official Twitter account, saying the Conservat...

Following in His Mother's Footsteps?

Juliet Bernard | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK
Juliet Bernard

I have been thinking a lot recently about how and why I am so passionate about the crafts industry. A student in 3D design contacted me only last week looking for information. He was writing an essay on whether 'Craft is anachronism in the 21st Century' - wow! I could write reams and reams both for and against...

Don't Make UK Cinemas a Victim of 'Small Government' Ideology

Phil Clapp | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Phil Clapp

Keen followers of the cinema and film industry amongst you may know that the government is considering plans to change the way in which cinemas are licensed. While this might seem a trivial issue, anyone who cares about the cinema-going experience should take note.

Women Must Be at the Heart of Our Efforts to Create Employment and Grow Our Economy

Maria Miller | Posted 31.08.2013 | UK Politics
Maria Miller

I have been part of many debates on gender diversity in corporate boardrooms. Although there is a long road ahead, one small step in the right direction is that the issue is now more firmly fixed in the minds of shareholders, employers and employees. And I hope events like last week will be a catalyst for greater interest and awareness of our public boards and equal appointments to them. It's a promising start that number of women taking up public appointments is increasing across Whitehall.

'Cut The Wire'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

Max Mosley, the former Formula One Boss turned privacy campaigner following a News of the Word sting, has told MPs he supports "cutting the wires" to ...

Library Matters: if it's not Broke Don't Fix It

Hilary Robinson | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home
Hilary Robinson

The jury may still be out on the future of ebooks v tree books and the world of publishing is facing its biggest challenges ever but the government has now waded in on whether to transfer the administration of the annual lifeline for many writers, the PLR cheque, to another body - and, as I write, we are awaiting the verdict.

Chris Wimpress

ResHUFFle: Taxi For Hunt, And His Department?

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Wimpress | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK Politics

As well as reshuffling his Cabinet in September it could be that David Cameron decides to close a few government departments, merging their functions ...

Former NI Boss Slams Commons Hacking Report

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

Former News International boss Les Hinton has hit back at a report by MPs on the phone-hacking scandal, accusing them of "misreading" evidence. The...

Hacking Report - What Did Twitter Think?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

This morning the Culture, Media and Sport committee finally released their report into News International and phone-hacking. It already made waves...

Jeremy Hunt Will Not Face Immediate Inquiry, Says David Cameron

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress & Asa Bennett | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has insisted that he will take no action against Jeremy Hunt until the culture secretary has appeared before the Leveson inquiry into pr...

Labour Claim Culture Secretary Misled Parliament

PA | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK Politics

Embattled Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of misleading Parliament over his handling of News Corporation's BSkyB takeover bid. Mr Hu...

Jeremy Hunt: This Is Not The Time To Jump On The Political Bandwagon

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

The Culture Secretary faced the House of Commons on Wednesday to defend his conduct during News Corporation's takeover bid for BSkyB, rejecting calls...

Jeremy Hunt: This Is Not The Time To Jump On The Political Bandwagon

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Politics

The Culture Secretary faced the House of Commons on Wednesday to defend his conduct during News Corporation's takeover bid for BSkyB, rejecting calls ...

Comedian Has No Plans For Second Murdoch Stunt

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

The comedian who threw a foam pie at Rupert Murdoch has no regrets about the stunt - but will not try anything similar when the billionaire appears at...

HuffPost Meets Shadow Culture Minister Dan Jarvis..

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Politics

Fierce thunderstorms are rolling over Westminster on the afternoon I meet Dan Jarvis; so I arrive at his office late, and slightly wet. Jarvis says i...

Do You Need Government Help in Choosing a Holiday?

Luke Pollard | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Politics
Luke Pollard

Today the government launches a multi-million pound advertising campaign encouraging you to stay at home this year and not go abroad for your breaks. Each year millions of us take holidays abroad, millions of us stay at home too. But we don't choose what break is best for us on the basis of government advertising.

Tom Watson On How To Shed The "Perry Mason" Look

PA | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

Lawyers should be able to put questions to some witnesses appearing before Commons committees to help stop MPs probing issues such as phone hacking lo...

Want Faster Broadband? You'll Have To Fight For It

PA | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Politics

The Government has named 10 UK cities eligible to fight it out for a share of £100 million to boost broadband speeds. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hun...

Ministers Vow To Protect Young People From Binge Drinking

PA | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Politics

Ministers charged with delivering the Olympic Games have vowed to protect young people from binge drinking. Department for Culture...

Spending Watchdog To Have Full Access To BBC Departments

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Politics

Spending watchdog the National Audit Office (NAO) will have full access to investigate the BBC under new rules published today by Culture Secretary Je...

Why Rural Broadband Should be Privately Funded

Dominique Lazanski | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK
Dominique Lazanski

Today Jeremy Hunt announced how much money will be given by the government to rural areas in England and Scotland for broadband investment. Many will ...

Michael Portilllo To Run New £55m Arts Fund

PA | Posted 03.09.2011 | UK Politics

Former cabinet minister Michael Portillo will chair a £55 million scheme to help arts organisations develop a long-term approach to funding, providin...