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Ben Bradshaw said he was "amazed" the BBC had not got written consent from the LSE students involved in the trip to North Korea for a controversial episode of Panorama. "As a big supporter of the BBC I think this is very problematical...... Continue to article
Ben Bradshaw said reforms to press regulation had to be “compliant with Leveson”. “No one is talking about state control. Leveson isn’t talking about state control, George [Eustice] isn’t talking about state control. It’s legitimate to g... Continue to article
The BBC will be forced to reveal what it pays its top talent, after the three main parties agreed the National Audit Office should get the power to look at the corporation's accounts.
Culture secretary Ben Bradshaw will today announce a £6m funding package to back the opening of 3,000 new after-school sports clubs, the first of which the government hopes will open in the autumn.
Shadow culture secretary Ben Bradshaw has written to Mark Thompson after the BBC director general visited Downing Street to discuss coverage of spending cuts. Mr Bradshaw wrote seeking "clarification and reassurance" on the content of the meeting.
Former culture secretary Ben Bradshaw has called the government freeze of the TV licence fee and 16% cuts to the BBC's budget an "act of cultural and political vandalism".
The Culture Secretary has questioned the future of the licence fee, suggesting that there is "good reason" to have a debate over whether it is "the best funding mechanism" in the long term.
Ed Miliband has revealed his new shadow cabinet in his first act as new Labour leader amid mixed reaction. In a surprise move Alan Johnson was named as shadow chancellor prompting fierce criticism from Conservative politicians. Yvette Cooper was given the portfolio of shadow foreign secretary whilst her husband has been named shadow home secretary. New entry Jim Murphy will be shadow defence secretary, Sadiq Khan will take the role of shadow Lord Chancellor and justice secretary while Andy Burnham moves to shadow education secretary. Other new additions also include twins Angela and Maria Eagle.
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