Did David Cameron just downgrade music and the arts?

“I don’t want the Government to solve their problems with Jeremy Hunt by abolishing his Department altogether, as the rumours have it. The creative industries need a stronger voice in Government and a strong Secretary of State at the Cabinet table – not no voice at all.”

Someone give Harriet Harman’s speechwriter a free download. Hopefully they’ll appreciate its value.

The Shadow Culture Secretary’s address to the BPI AGM in July scored disconcerting body blows on two counts: (i) adding ...

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