John Whittingdale, then Culture Secretary
, yesterday admitted he knew the benefit would be jeopardised in 2015, when the Treasury and BBC agreed terms for the corporation's new charter.
CONFESSION Former culture secretary
SOCIAL media firms will be judged on their ability to protect their users before tough new legislation is introduced, the culture secretary
Mr Watson, Labour's shadow culture secretary
, asked the Government: "Does the Secretary of State think it is right that YouTube and its parent company Alphabet are continuing to give this man a platform?" And speaking generally, he asked Culture Secretary
Jeremy Wright to ensure that new plans to regulate the internet "will introduce measures to prevent hate figures, extremists and their followers from turning the online world into a cesspit of hate?" He said online abuse undermines democracy.
Matt Hancock will take over as health secretary, which was earlier handled by Hunt.
The cut from a PS100 maximum was announced in May, with the machines being described by Culture Secretary
Matt Hancock as a "social blight".
DEAR Editor, Interesting to see that John Whittingdale has been replaced by Karen Bradley as culture secretary
DOWNING Street has rejected calls for Culture Secretary
John Whittingdale to step aside from decisions about press regulation after he disclosed he had a relationship with a sex worker.
Brian Cathcart, from the Hacked Off campaign group, said that since becoming Culture Secretary
with responsibility for the media, Mr Whittingdale had taken a number of decisions which had been welcomed by the press.
VETERAN Conservative MP John Whittingdale was made the new British culture secretary
yesterday, taking overall responsibility for matters affecting the department for culture, media and sport's interests in horseracing and betting.
I'm not going to go into all the ins and outs of what the Culture Secretary
has been accused of.