Michael Dugher, Chief Executive of the Betting and Gaming Council has weclomed Oliver Dowden’s appointment as Secretary of State at DCMS.
Ofcom will be asked to police tech firms under government plans to crack down on harmful online content.
Labour should print its own “tabloid-style” free newspaper to hand out to commuters, according to Richard Burgon.
Racial bias in the media not only negates our messages and minimises our work as individuals, but leads to group think in news reports relevant to our society and democracy
Go-Ahead look forward to continuing to work with Ministers on the development of a sustainable transport policy.
Bus services and cycling routes are to receive a £5bn government boost as Boris Johnson sets about holding on to voters who switched to the Conservatives at the last election.
The Cairncross Review demands Government address the impact of platforms as mediators on the quality of the news, and the asymmetry of power between platform and publishers – when it comes to revenue, writes Baroness Kidron.
The Government will set itself on a fresh collision course with the BBC by taking the first steps towards decriminalising people who don’t pay their TV Licence.
Keir Starmer has called on the Government’s top civil servant to launch an urgent probe after journalists were excluded from a Number 10 briefing.
The new Chief Executive of the Betting and Gaming Council, Michael Dugher, writes that he is determined to drive big changes across the industry and help the Government deliver the most far-reaching package of reforms as part of their Review of the Gambling Act.
Ahead of the Chancellor's budget, James Lowman, Chief Executive of the Association of Convenience Stores, writes that a good place for the new Government to start boosting economic growth is by looking at convenience stores.
Dominic Cummings has established a "network of spies" to watch special advisers suspected of passing over information to journalists, it has been claimed.
Recent media reports suggested that betting companies had access to an educational database – the Learning Records Service – which includes the personal details of 28 million pupils aged 14 and above from state and private schools and colleges across the UK. The development was framed as one of the ‘biggest breaches of government data’.
Recent news over the FA Cup’s broadcasting agreement with gambling operators cast the industry into the public and political limelight. It prompted questions about the ‘gamblification of sport’, and whether any sport should only be available on betting websites.
A leaked internal report by Labour into the party’s dismal election performance last month has blamed it on Brexit and “unprecedented” media attacks on Jeremy Corbyn.
More must be done to protect grassroots venues, nurture the talent pipeline and ensure British talent isn’t stifled by the impact of Brexit, writes Conor McGinn MP
We should all defend the BBC in retaining its independence and capacity to hold to the powerful to account, writes Lord Blunkett
The Culture Secretary believes a review of the licence fee should take place - but does not want to see the BBC's output suffer as a result, writes Sebastian Whale
We want a healthy gambling industry that can strike the right balance between contributing to the economy and being socially responsible, writes Tracey Crouch MP
We must connect and collaborate with fans and football’s governing bodies if we’re to kick out racial abuse, writes David Lammy MP
The rise in popularity of the women’s game should be a springboard to address inequality issues around financing and media coverage, writes Hannah Bardell MP
We need greater transparency and accountability over football governance if we’re to protect the welfare of the beautiful game, writes Chi Onwurah MP
The re-appointment of Nicky Morgan to Boris Johnson’s Cabinet raised eyebrows when it was announced in the days after the general election. Recently ennobled, the former MP still plans to “step back” from frontline politics – but insists she is not just keeping the seat warm for her successor. The Culture Secretary speaks to Sebastian Whale
Twitter and politics at one point seemed inseparable. But with a number of new and existing MPs prioritising other social media channels, or boycotting the site altogether, is the platform’s influence beginning to wane? Marie Le Conte reports