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 Post subject: Arts , dance and the UK government
PostPosted: Sat Jan 04, 2003 7:05 am 
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Arts' Minister on her New Year resolutions. Scroll down for dance:

Some New Year resolutions for Tessa Jowell

The degree of success or failure can be easily judged. That is why it will never catch on
By David Lister
The Independent

04 January 2003

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"Kids, Community, Economy, Delivery." Heard that zappy little catchphrase before? No? Well, neither had many of the staff at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. And they were surprised to see it on every page of the Department's 2003 calendar, which has just been issued to all Department staff. So if you see civil servants hurrying across Trafalgar Square whispering that mantra to themselves, you will know where they are heading.
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In her first scheduled interview since returning to Government, arts minister Estelle Morris tells AK Bennett-Hunter her priority remains education, education, education. From The Stage:

The appointment of Estelle Morris as arts minister earlier this year was greeted with caution by the arts world. It was her first government post which was not directly related to her passion for all things concerned with education.

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"There are many jobs you can do without knowing much about the arts. But is arts minister really one of them"?

Not specifically about dance, but this article by Charlotte Higgins in today’s Guardian has some interesting points to make about arts minister Estelle Morris.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/higgins/latest/0,12889,904432,00.html


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Vincent Cable: The dance-crazy politician aiming to match Gordon Brown step for step
The Monday Interview: Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesman
By Marie Woolf, Chief Political Correspondent for The Independent

It's strictly ballroom for Vincent Cable, the Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman. Mr Cable, a former chief economist at Shell, is busy practising his rumba moves for an exam in Latin dance.

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