Tag Archives: Tories

The trouble with Twitter/Tories

Was on Today programme this morning, arguing with the charming and usually pretty good Tory culture secretary Jeremy Hunt about the internet. About three years later than everyone else, including the magician Derren Brown and an amateur league team from … Continue reading

The Tories, the arts and the intrigue of political transition. Preview of my Guardian commment piece which which should be in tomorrow.

When, at the beginning of November, the Culture Secretary Ben Bradshaw delivered a speech to rally New Labour’s “luvvies” to the defence of the arts, he omitted to mention that there has been a recent dwindling of their ranks. For … Continue reading