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Brexiteers were rewarded in the list of Boris Johnson’s honours, which has been criticised for rewarding ‘cronies’.
The former prime minister is expected to break cover only when it becomes clear whether or not he would be backed by a critical mass of allies.
Dorries et al are not wrong on the value of data to the economy, the trouble it’s less clear what they think exactly is so broken with GDPR, and just seem to think it’s a given that removing some of its processes will automatically result in billions of pounds of growth for businesses and the country.
Not evident in the statement is the inconvenient fact that diverging too far from the EU’s data protection regime — the General Data Protection Directive — could have consequences for UK businesses which regularly share data with units based in the EU or its economic area.
Optimism and opportunity for UK bands in Europe post-Covid continues to be thwarted by the on-going shadow of Brexit touring restrictions. Two years on, and the UK government continues to do nothing. / "Most of the progress has been made by the industry itself, rather than the government, while the government tries to steal the credit for it."
Boris Johnson’s Trumpian remarks on the “deep state” will almost certainly have a destructive effect on British democracy.
The technology field will be hurt by the Data Bill and the breakdown of Horizon.
Under current PM, government is not Conservative but English Nationalist, says Chris Patten.
One senior Tory has told Sky News that planned legislation on the Northern Ireland Protocol is "clearly not in the national interest but is about appeasing the ERG".
Labour accuses government of ‘litany of lies and falsehoods’ as calls for corrections are ignored.
Channel 4 is currently owned by the Government and receives its funding from advertising.
THE government’s sale of Channel 4 could be “revenge” for the station’s “biased coverage of Brexit” and “personal attacks on the PM,” a senior Conservative MP has claimed.
A senior Conservative MP has suggested the government is privatising Channel 4 as “revenge” for its coverage of Brexit.
“Let's celebrate having something we already had!," one actor exclaimed after Boris Johnson and Nadine Dorries boasted about free roaming.
Many in the arts will look at 2022 with trepidation. There are still many issues with the Brexit deal from 12 months ago.
Only Spain has signed agreement, leaving artists mired in ‘mountains of red tape’ – with pressure on new Brexit minister Liz Truss to change course.
The government has dumped Brexit from its ‘Festival of Brexit’.
As part of our special edition looking at five years since the EU referendum, Alastair Campbell looks at the silence of the Leavers.
Steve and Chris record a pilot of their new podcast, CakeWatch. Issues covered: Nadine Dorries and misogyny; a weaponised civil service; Customs Union cakeism; the BBC; and #lieoftheweek coffee protectionism.