Purnell becomes broadcasting minister

James Purnell, a former BBC executive turned MP, has been named the new broadcasting minister. Purnell, MP for Stalybridge and Hyde, has been promoted from the whips office to the Department for Culture, Media & Sport, where he will report to media secretary Tessa Jowell. He effectively replaces Lord McIntosh, ...

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