Friday, 14 February 2020

Dowden’s record suggests he will focus more on the digital part of his portfolio than culture.

Oliver Dowden has been appointed Culture Secretary in Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle and pundits are now puzzling over what impact he might have on the portfolio. The former Paymaster General and Deputy Chief of Staff to David Cameron has not made any public reference to the arts since joining parliament in 2015. He made one mention of ‘culture’ that year in relation to the contribution of “... read more