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Nadine Dorries told to ‘shut up’ as she moans over political ‘witch hunt’

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has been one of Boris Johnson’s closest allies after the Prime Minister was beset on all sides following a series of scandals. She has since backed Johnson-ally Liz Truss for PM in the Tory leadership race. Ms Dorries took to Twitter to denounce what she […]

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Geri Horner faces ‘leftie’ backlash after posing for pic with Nadine Dorries at Euro 2022

She will collect her award at a degree ceremony during Sheffield Hallam’s graduation fortnight in November, where more than 12,000 students will be graduating from the university. Geri recently visited the campus to meet vice-chancellor, Professor Sir Chris Husbands, and students in media, arts and communication. Source link

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‘Shall we focus on positives!’ Dorries loses it at GMB’s Ranvir Singh over Rishi revenge

Nadine Dorris scolded Good Morning Britain’s hosts Ben Shephard and Ranvir Singh for focusing on internal Conservative Party rows “instead of the positives around the country this week”. She blasted the morning TV anchors for quizzing her about the increasingly bitter race to replace Boris Johnson as Prime Minister. Instead, the Culture Secretary pointed to […]

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‘Not knowing your brief!’ Dorries sparks Twitter outrage with egregious rugby blunder

Nadine Dorries confused her rugby union with the rugby league as she delivered a speech to mark the upcoming Rugby League World Cup scheduled for October. The Sports Secretary was recounting her favorite memory of the sport, citing the infamous drop-goal Jonny Wilkinson delivered to secure the World Cup in 2003. But fans were quick […]

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Nadine Dorries: Women’s sports must be reserved for those born female and follow FINA’s lead in swimming

Swimming’s world governing body announced on June 19 that athletes who had been through any part of male puberty would be barred from elite female competition; Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries: “Some clear direction is long overdue, not only for athletes but also event organisers and fans” Last Updated: 28/06/22 7:52pm FINA announced on June 19 […]

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‘Have a look at yourself in the mirror’ Andrew Neil savaged over Nadine Dorries rap battle

Andrew Neil took to the Channel 4 airwaves on his Sunday evening show, opening the programme with a rap performance. Riffing off of Nadine Dorries’ rap  she released earlier this week, the broadcaster bobbed along to music while attempting to deliver rap lyrics himself. He even ended his performance by dropping his microphone in a […]

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‘As soon as possible’ BBC licence fee warning as Nadine Dorries wields AXE on hated levy

However, the Culture Secretary also raised eyebrows with her admission that she shared her Netflix password with four other households across the UK. Ms Nadine Dorries told the DCMS Committee she anticipated the review of the BBC’s funding model to begin “considerably before the summer recess”. She explained: “We’ve come to a point actually where discussion about […]

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‘Woman of limited intelligence’ Miriam Margolyes’ outrage over Nadine Dorries’ actions

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has been called out by Miriam Margolyes as the Harry Potter actress branded the Conservative Cabinet minister of having very “limited intelligence”. Her furore comes after the Tory MP has proposed plans to privatise Channel 4 and in addition freeze the BBC licence fee. The Government has been consulting on plans […]

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Kirstie Allsopp locks horns with Nadine Dorries over backlash to Channel 4 privatisation

Nadine, 64, told the British public that it was time for Channel 4 to “fly the nest towards a very exciting future”.  In her piece, Nadine wrote that former Conservative prime minister Margaret Thatcher, who set up Channel 4 in 1982, had ultimately wanted it to be “free from the constraints of the state” and […]

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BBC says a quarter of staff will come from poorer backgrounds after Dorries criticism

It comes after culture secretary Nadine Dorries criticised by the corporation, suggesting it is staffed by people “whose mum and dad had worked there”. In its annual plan, published on Wednesday, the BBC said: “By 2027 we want 25 percent of our staff to come from a lower socio-economic background.” The corporation has set “ambitious […]