8 January 2018

Matt Hancock Appointed Culture Secretary In May’s Latest Reshuffle

Matt Hancock has been named the new culture secretary replacing Karen Bradley in the cabinet reshuffle which took place Today, Monday, 8th January, following the holiday recess.

14 July 2016

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Karen Bradley appointed new culture secretary replacing John Whittingdale

Karen Bradley, a former Home Office minister, is to take over as Secretary of State  for Culture, Media and Sport in Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle after John Whittingdale was sacked. Bradley, a former chartered accountant and tax advisor for firms including Deloitte and KPMG, was elected as an MP for Staffordshire Moorlands in 2010 and has served […]

9 April 2014

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Meet Sajid Javid MP Britain’s New Culture Secretary

Prime minister David Cameron has wasted no time in announcing the appointment of Sajid Javid MP as Culture Secretary. He is to replace Maria Miller effective immediately, following her resignation this morning, after a long and drawn out expense scandal. Javid is the MP for Bromsgrove. An economics and politics major at Exeter University, he […]

9 April 2014

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Culture Secretary Maria Miller Resigns After Back Bench Pressure

The culture Secretary Maria Miller has resigned. She said she is “devastated” that she has let her constituents down.  Amid growing pressure on her to resign, her position as a high profile minister became untenable.  Yesterday, she told her local newspaper that the 16-month inquiry into her expenses had been “difficult” but she accepted its […]

7 April 2014

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Will Culture Secretary Maria Miller Be Resigning This Week?

How do you solve a problem like Maria? The buzz in Parliament last week was not about David Cameron’s tax breaks for small businesses, but all media was focused on Culture Secretary Maria Miller, over allegations of expense fiddling. In December 2012, Mrs Miller claimed £90,718 in expenses over a four-year period. This was applied […]

4 September 2012

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New Culture Secretary Maria Miller Has No Arts Experience

Maria Miller, the 48-year-old MP for Basingstoke, has been appointed as the new Culture Secretary, taking over at the DCMS from Jeremy Hunt, who has been rewarded for his handling of the BSkyB fiasco by being promoted to head the Department of Health. Maria Miller was a junior minister in the Department for Work and […]

25 April 2012

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Should Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt Resign Over BSkyB

After Revelations of his cosy relationship with the Murdochs he won’t last long Newly released polls show an all time low for David Cameron’s popularity as prime Minister, but these figures were set in stone long before the Leveson Inquiry put James Murdoch on the stand yesterday. More bad news for the PM has surfaced […]