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Select Committee hearing with the BBC

During a DCMS Select Committee hearing yesterday, Damian asked the BBC about young people deserting established channels, their support for school-at-home, and whether subtitles help tots' early language & literacy:

 

 

the need to keep supporting rough sleepers

During questions to the Secretary of State for MHCLG, Damian raised the need to build on current work with rough sleepers, towards sustainable homes and careers:

Celebrating Carers Week

This article was written by Damian and published in the Herald group of papers on the 11th June:

 

pressing questions on the Online Harms legislation

During this week's DCMS Select Committee hearing, Damian pressed the Minister on the timing and the scope of the UK's Online Harms legislation, which is so important for the protection of children and can be world-leading:

 

Prospects for the return of live music

During this week's DCMS Select Committee hearing, Damian asked about the prospects for the return of live music, what would need to be in place for safety and when it could happen:

 

Schools need maximum flexibility on reopening

During questions in Parliament for the Education Secretary, Damian asked for maximum flexibility so that those schools that can welcome more children back would be able to:

 

Cautiously moving forward

This article was written by Damian and published in the Herald group of papers on 28th May:

Statement on Dominic Cummings

A statement by Damian regarding Dominic Cummings:

"Mr Cummings has put his case that he believes he acted legally and reasonably. 

Covid-19 Bulletin #26

Covid-19 Bulletin

 

National

The Government is to offer antibody tests to health and social care staff and patients in England from next week