Tagged: John Whittingdale

APWG calls for immediate action to reverse 'steep decline' in writers' incomes

​The All Party Parliamentary Writers Group (APWG) has called for "immediate action to reverse steep decline in writers’ incomes", following its investigation into author earnings. ... Read more

Whittingdale becomes APPGW chair for a second time

Former culture secretary John Whittingdale has become the chair of the All Party Writers Group for a second time. Read more

Karen Bradley appointed new Culture Secretary

Karen Bradley has been appointed Culture Secretary in Theresa May's new government. Read more

Creative exports can 'grow to £31bn' following Brexit

Creative exports can grow to £31bn by 2020 following Brexit, the Creative Industries Council (CIC) has claimed. Read more

Publishers divided on BBC online shake-up

Cookery and travel publishers are divided over whether the removal of free recipes and some travel articles from BBC websites will benefit the industry.... Read more

Bazalgette steps down as ACE chair

The department for media, culture and sport is to appoint a new chair of Arts Council England when Sir Peter Bazalgette ends his term next... Read more

British Library to work closely with Chinese counterpart

The British Library and the National Library of China are to collaborate following an agreement signed by the governments of the two countries. Read more

Whittingdale in culture role

John Whittingdale [pictured] has been appointed as the new secretary of state for culture, media and sport, taking over from Sajid Javid. Newly returned prime... Read more

IWM director: 'difficult decisions due to funding cuts'

The Imperial War Museum has defended its decision to change how it runs its library and archives in a response to parliamentary concern at the... Read more

CMS Committee criticises ACE's 'unfair London focus'

The Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee has told Arts Council England to move faster in correcting its "clear arts funding imbalance in favour of... Read more

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