With less than 500 days until the start of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, we want school children from across the country to feel part of this once in a lifetime event. The School Games will help to do just that.
Wonderful news today that Brueghel’s masterpiece ‘Procession to Calvary’ is to stay in the UK.
So it is all over now. And fans at home as well as everyone in the 2018 bid team are understandably gutted.
Woke up this morning to see a picture of a crumbling bridge in Delhi on the front page of the Guardian just as India gets ready to host the Commonwealth Games.
We need faster broadband. 160,000 homes cannot access broadband at all, and around two million only get really slow speeds.
Last night I had dinner with Danny Boyle and Stephen Daldry who between them are responsible for the opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympics (Stephen is in fact responsible for all the ceremonies and Danny specifically for the opening ceremony).
So far, I think I am making good progress on my DCMS priorities.