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Don Foster: Digital Economy Act and intellectual property reforms welcome

Commenting on Ofcom’s report on the site blocking clauses of the Digital Economy Act, Liberal Democrat Media and Culture Co-Chair, Don Foster, said:

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Don Foster: Newspapers need a bold new regulator

Commenting on resignation of Baroness Peta Buscombe as head of the PCC, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Culture, Media, Olympics and Sport Parliamentary Party Committee, Don Foster said:

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Don Foster: Football must get itself in order

Commenting on the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee’s report on football governance, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Media, Olympics, Culture and Sport, Don Foster, said:

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Simon Hughes: Planning for university should start in primary school

The government Advocate for Access to Education has published today his final report to the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister. The report makes over thirty recommendations to increase participation in higher education.

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Stephen Williams: Labour spent £38m taxpayer cash on News International advertising

The Government spent nearly £38m on advertising in News International titles between 2005 and 2010, a Parliamentary answer to Co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Treasury Committee, Stephen Williams, has revealed.

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Andrew Stunell: Putting councils back in control of their own finances

Commenting on today’s announcement of the Coalition’s plan for Local Government Finances, which includes the re-localisation of business rates and the introduction of Tax Increment Financing (TIF), Liberal Democrat Communities Minister, Andrew Stunell said:

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Tom Brake: Yates resignation inevitable

Commenting on the resignation of Assistant Commissioner, John Yates, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Committee on Home Affairs, Justice and Equality, Tom Brake said:

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Don Foster: Brooks resignation is far too late

Commenting on the announcement that Rebekah Brooks has resigned as Chief Executive of News International, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Culture, Media, Olympics and Sport Parliamentary Party Committee, Don Foster said:

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Nick Clegg Speech: Freedom, accountability and plurality of the media

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has delivered a speech on freedom, accountability and plurality of the media at the Institute for Government in London.

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Gerald Vernon-Jackson elected Lib Dems Councillor Leader in England & Wales

Gerald Vernon-Jackson has been elected to become the Leader for all Liberal Democrat councillors in England and Wales. He will become Lib Dem Leader at the Local Government Association.

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