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Dacre Wants “Wonderful” BBC Saved

Tim Shipman is reporting in the Sunday Times that Boris has lined up Paul Dacre, the legendary former editor of the Daily Mail, to run Ofcom and newly ennobled Charles Moore to become chairman of the BBC. The chattering classes are aghast that these jobs could be going to social conservatives. This is not the […] go to Article >

Greater Manchester Lockdown: The Row Between Andy Burnham And Boris Johnson Explained

2 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

A row between local leaders in Greater Manchester and central government has been rumbling for days, amid an impasse over whether to place the region into a tier 3 coronavirus lockdown. The two sides have been holding talks to try and bridge... read more

8 Ways The Government Has Slashed Its Own Environmental Promises

3 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

“Bounce back greener”, the “green recovery”, a government that will “lead that green industrial revolution”.  Boris Johnson’s verdant rhetoric in recent weeks – particularly in the wake of Covid-19 – certainly paints a picture of better days to... read more

No 10 told Charles Moore appointment could put BBC's independence at risk

24 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Corporation veterans issue their warnings after reports former Telegraph editor in line to be next chairman Are Paul Dacre and Charles Moore set to rule over British media? ‘Drunk on free money’: Moore and Dacre on the BBC in their own words... read more

Boris Johnson puts ex-Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre in charge of Ofcom

25 Days ago News Source: Mirror.co.uk

The Prime Minister has hired Paul Dacre, the former editor of the Daily Mail, as chairman of media regulator Ofcom, and wants Charles Moore, the former editor of the Daily Telegraph, to become the chairman of the BBC, read more

How Labour Has Packed Quangos Including the BBC & Ofcom for Decades

22 Days ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

The revelation in The Sunday Times that Boris wants to appoint Charles Moore as BBC Chairman and Paul Dacre to run the media regulator Ofcom, prompted outrage from the chattering metropolitan media class; with the likes of Adam Boulton accusing... read more

Minister says 'no offers' have been made over senior Ofcom and BBC roles

24 Days ago News Source: Dailymail.co.uk

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has said the Government wants a 'strong, big person who can hold the BBC to account,' amid rumoured appointments for Paul Dacre and Charles Moore. read more

Paul Dacre and Charles Moore are yesterday’s news. They have nothing to offer the future but fear of it

23 Days ago News Source: Independent.co.uk

The BBC is currently the country’s last remaining vestige of international credibility. It is no surprise this vandal government wants to break it read more

Boris Johnson Wants You To Live 'Fearlessly' But 'With Common Sense' Amid Covid

17 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

The British public should live “fearlessly” but with “common sense” as the Covid-19 pandemic gathers momentum again this winter, Boris Johnson has said.   The PM also defended the much-criticised test and trace system, saying it was “not... read more

Lighten up: Why a 540kg Caterham Seven is the best driver's car

18 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

Frankel concentrates on putting his heels and toes in the right places Lockdown meditation only enforced our view that acceleration and grip don’t matter anywhere near as much as driver engagement Being rather brighter in outlook than my... read more

Lighten up: Why a 580kg Caterham Seven is the best driver's car

18 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

Frankel concentrates on putting his heels and toes in the right places Lockdown meditation only enforced our view that acceleration and grip don’t matter anywhere near as much as driver engagement Being rather brighter in outlook than my... read more