"If you don’t like those ideas, switch over – don’t silence," the culture secretary said.
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Culture secretary Oliver Dowden said he was "examining every option".
Culture secretary said vaccine rollout was on course but casted doubts over whether Brits can book summer holidays abroad.
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The actor said the MP’s request to remind viewers that the royal drama is a work of fiction was a “low blow”.
The regal drama has attracted criticism for its use of creative licence.
Dowden has echoed recent comments from Princess Diana's brother, Earl Spencer.
Downing Street appears to have relaxed its position after the culture secretary said students would only be allowed home if people followed Covid rules.
A scientist advising the government also said he had "never heard" the measure discussed at Sage meetings.