Weston Mercury: Theatre Orchard receives £67,000 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

A North Somerset arts organisation has received a grant worth more than £65,000 from the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. Theatre Orchard received £67,037 from the £1.57billion recovery fund to help support the work of the organisation this spring as lockdown measures are eased.   The funding will enable Theatre…

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Press Association: Anti-Corruption Champion calls for greater transparency about what lobbyists raised with ministers, why, and any conclusions reached

Conservative John Penrose, the Prime Minister’s anti-corruption champion, said he would not support Labour’s motion but made suggestions for reforms on lobbying. He highlighted the importance of disclosures of who ministers have met, adding in the Commons: “Those disclosures don’t happen fast enough, they aren’t complete enough, they aren’t mutually comprehensible…

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Express: PM eyes blueprint to ‘Corbyn-proof’ Britain after ‘worrying’ Labour plot to destroy UK

BORIS JOHNSON’s Government is considering a blueprint to “Corbyn-proof” the UK and stop the Labour Party from re-nationalising industries if it gets into power. In a policy paper commissioned by the Government, Tory MP John Penrose outlines how the UK should diverge from the EU on competition rules now it…

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