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The Autumn Statement: what it means for DCMS

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, December 10, 2012 — Culture

Maria Miller was appointed as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport in September 2012.

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on Wednesday set out the Government’s plans for a further £6.6bn package of savings to be found from public spending over the next two financial years. And the idea, of course, is that these savings will contribute to a £5.5bn package of investment in infrastructure, and to contribute further to growth.

What the paralympic legacy means to us

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, December 7, 2012 — Sport

Fundraiser for The Grace Eyre charity

Lucy Moorhouse, fundraiser for The Grace Eyre charity, explains how Sport England’s £10.2 million boost for disability sport will help her organisation create new and exciting opportunities for people with learning disabilities.

Reading CASE right

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, November 9, 2012 — Culture

Director of Consilium Research and Consultancy Limited

Andy Parkinson, director of Consilium Research and Consultancy Limited explains how CASE can help shape decision making as part of modernising library services.

Creating a ‘three-legged legacy’

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, October 15, 2012 — Sport

Headteacher of Park House School in Newbury, Berkshire

The London 2012 Games may be over, but the achievements of the Olympians and Paralympians are continuing to inspire people to take up sport. Derek Peaple, headteacher of Park House School in Newbury, Berkshire, explains how his school is making the most of that inspiration to get children involved in sport.