In this panel debate, culture media and sport select committee chair John Whittingdale MP, former DCMS civil servant Jane Humphreys, Bill Bush of the Premier League and Sarah Davis from the Guardian Media Group discuss the purpose, role and inner workings of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Given that, since 2010, both DCMS and Whitehall more generally have kept largely the same shape while many public bodies and quangos have been reformed or axed, can the department expect radical changes during the next parliament?
What's the point of the DCMS? Oxford Media Convention 2015
Health leaders, charities, experts and campaigners urge Chancellor to take action on ‘concerning’ state of UK health to deliver prosperity at Spring BudgetLeading health voices have written to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to urge him to deliver a bold strategy to transform UK health and deliver nationwide prosperity.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.