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Nadine Dorries: My vision for the BBC

Nadine Dorries on online safety, the BBC and taking risks

30 April 2022

9:00 AM

30 April 2022

9:00 AM

When Nadine Dorries was named Culture Secretary last year, it proved to be the most controversial appointment of Boris Johnson’s reshuffle. Her critics weren’t afraid to point to what they saw as her flaws. She was a Scouser and former nurse put in charge of the cultural crown jewels. The only explanation they could come up with: she was intended to embody a two-finger flick, on behalf of the PM, to the BBC, Channel 4 and the arts world in general.

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