Daily Archives: November 28, 2013

Plus ça change: Ministers and Civil Servants

Under the energetic direction of the Cabinet Office Minister, Francis Maude, the current government is embarking on significant reform of the civil service. This may then be an appropriate moment to reflect on the experiences of previous Ministers in dealing with the … Continue reading

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A missed opportunity? The Leveson Inquiry and Media Ownership

The notion of media plurality is widely seen as vital to a healthy democracy. However, since it was established in the 19th century (with the notable exception of the BBC) the mass media in Britain has been concentrated in the … Continue reading

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