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Government plans to abolish BBC governors, but licence given 10-year extension

The Government plans to abolish the BBC's Board of Governors, Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell announced today.

Jowell rejects arts 'betrayal' claims

There will be no return to the stop-start funding that disrupted the arts under the Tories as long as Labour is in power, Tessa Jowell, the Secretary of State for Culture, has pledged.

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With their anarchic brand of toilet humour, it is no wonder children love Dick and Dom's Saturday show - or that politicians are up in arms about it. Julia Stuart meets the duo who Auntie's hoping will beat Ant and Dec in the prime-time game

Grade's BBC reforms 'do not go far enough'

A new regulator should be set up to oversee the BBC, an independent panel has advised the Secretary of State for Culture, Tessa Jowell.

Jowell's 'little book of bollocks' reveals ministerial gibberish

Cabinet ministers are in line for an award they will not want to win after Tessa Jowell, the Secretary of State for Culture, accused them of talking gobbledegook ordinary people cannot understand.

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Councils oppose cap on supercasinos

Local authorities have joined overseas gaming operators to oppose the Government's plans to limit the initial number of supercasinos allowed in the UK, saying it will restrict their ability to decide what is best for their own communities.

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