O’Grady said: “Coronavirus is no leveller. It has exposed huge inequality in modern Britain. Hard work should pay for everyone, no matter who you are or what kind of job you do. Yet, many of those who kept this country going through the crisis don’t get the respect they deserve. … [Read more...] about Key workers and public services need more support, say UK unions
The communications minister, Paul Fletcher, has signalled it is unlikely the code will cover the broadcasters because the ABC and SBS “have secure government funding, and accordingly the ABC and SBS are not the policy focus when it comes to remuneration aspects of the proposed mandatory code”. … [Read more...] about ABC and SBS should also receive fees from Facebook and Google, Labor says
"But, in a care home setting, where there are some people who have symptoms of coronavirus and others who do not, testing everyone, including those who do not, does have a purpose - we will be doing this to help manage outbreaks." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Testing expanded for care home residents and staff
On Sunday, Kangana Visited Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari To Discuss About The Unjust Treatment Given To Her During Her Mumbai Stay "A short while ago I met His Excellency the Governor of Maharashtra Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari Ji. I explained my point of view to him and also requested that justice be given to me it will restore faith of common citizen and particularly daughters in the system," the actress had posted along with a bunch of pictures from the visit. Further, while speaking with ANI, Kangana said that the Governor listened to her like a daughter. … [Read more...] about Kangana Ranaut Leaves Mumbai With A Heavy Heart; Says ‘My Analogy About PoK Was Bang On’
We are in a situation like that in a Shakespeare history play, where messengers arrive hourly with bad news from all ends of the kingdom. The Nuffield Southampton, which combines a new city centre theatre with a longstanding campus playhouse, is closing, with 86 roles made redundant. The Theatre Royal Plymouth has made its entire artistic team redundant and the Royal Exchange Manchester may have to make 65% of its staff redundant. The story is much the same wherever you look, be it Birmingham, Norwich or Perth. Even the big, seemingly well-protected institutions are not immune: the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, was reported in the London Evening Standard to be “facing closure”. … [Read more...] about Dear Oliver Dowden, have you even begun to grasp the scale of our arts crisis?
Third, we need to make sure that tightening belts doesn’t squeeze out people who have been historically underrepresented in the sector. Cultural diversity must be prioritised in the way that any investment is distributed. The social inequalities of our sector must be tackled. Our world leading D/deaf, neurodiverse and disabled talent must be championed. We can rebuild a fairer, more sustainable and more representative sector. … [Read more...] about The government’s plan for UK theatre is vague and demoralising – here’s what we need