Clegg urged Hunt to refer himself

Culture secretary ignored deputy PM’s advice in build-up to vote over BSkyB row that has fuelled coalition tensions Nick Clegg took the extraordinary step of personally urging culture secretary Jeremy Hunt to refer himself to the adviser on the ministerial code, in a bid to avoid further damage to the government during the build up […]


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Nick Clegg urged Jeremy Hunt to refer himself to adviser on ministerial code

Culture secretary ignored deputy PM’s advice in build-up to vote over BSkyB row that has fuelled coalition tensions Nick Clegg took the extraordinary step of personally urging culture secretary Jeremy Hunt to refer himself to the adviser on the ministerial code, in a bid to avoid further damage to the government during the build up […]


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Cameron: Hunt acted ‘wisely and fairly’ over BSkyB bid

PM defends refusal to launch investigation into culture secretary, but sidesteps question of keeping Hunt in the job after Olympics David Cameron has defended his refusal to launch an investigation into Jeremy Hunt, insisting the culture secretary acted “wisely and fairly”, but refused an opportunity to say he would keep Hunt in his current job […]


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Cameron: government’s U-turns a sign of ‘resolve, strength and grit’

PM says it took courage to change course on key policies and defends refusal to launch investigation into Jeremy Hunt David Cameron has insisted his government has “resolve, strength and grit” as he defended a string of forced U-turns on tax measures. Speaking on BBC1’s Andrew Marr Show, the prime minister said it took courage […]


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David Cameron forced to answer Jeremy Hunt questions

PM ordered to the Commons to explain why there is no inquiry into allegations surrounding the culture secretary An incandescent David Cameron was forced by the Speaker, John Bercow, to come to the Commons to explain why he was not launching an immediate inquiry into allegations that his culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt, breached the ministerial […]


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Speaker summons Cameron to face Hunt questions

Prime minister will cut short election tour to make Commons statement after Speaker grants Labour’s request • David Cameron’s statement – live updates David Cameron is to be required to make an urgent Commons statement about the culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt, a development that will infuriate No 10 and strengthen its suspicion of the Speaker, […]


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