Tessa Jowell

  1. Burnham Becomes U.K. Culture Secretary

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Andy Burnham is Britain's new culture secretary. Burnham, chief secretary to the Treasury, becomes secretary of state for culture, media and sport after a reshuffle which sees incumbent James Purnell take up the role as pensions secretary. Pu ...

  2. Brit Live Biz Rounds On Touts

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Key players in Britain's live music business have agreed to establish a ticket exchange mechanism as part of a new set of measures aimed at clamping-down on ticket scalping. Other efforts include the creation of a "shop-a-tout" hotl ...

  3. Vince Power Appointed CBE

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Vince Power, founder of British powerhouse promoter Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG), is to be made an honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). National culture secretary Tessa Jowell will present Power with the accolade during ...

  4. U.K. Biz Shows Support For Gov't Leadership Project

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT $22M in funding for 2-year initiative. Pop stars, artist managers, members of parliament and executives from the upper echelon of the U.K. music industry gathered at the headquarters of EMI Group last night (June 19) for the launch of a multi-mill ...

  5. Woodward Named U.K. Creative Industries Minister

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Department of Culture, Media and Sport, which has primary dealings with the national music business, today (May 8) unveiled Shaun Woodward as the new minister for the creative industries and Britain's Department of Culture, Med ...

  6. U.K. Gov't To Host Live Biz Confab

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.K. government's Department of Culture, Media and Sport is to hold a series of workshops with the live-entertainment industry to tackle the escalating problem of ticket fraud. The U.K. government's Department of Culture, Media and S ...

  7. U.K. Gov't To Host Live Biz Confab

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.K. government's Department of Culture, Media and Sport is to hold a series of workshops with the live-entertainment industry to tackle the escalating problem of ticket fraud. The U.K. government's Department of Culture, Media and S ...

  8. Jowell To Act On IP Theft

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Culture secretary Tessa Jowell pledged Oct. 5 to protect Britain's creative industry from intellectual property theft and warned that European states would have to present a united front to tackle bur LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Cultur ...

  9. Terrorist Attacks Force London Concert Cancellations

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sum 41, Prodigy, R.E.M. amongst those who change plans. Today's (July 7) terrorist bombings in London have forced the cancellation or postponement of a number of concerts in the city. They include Sum 41's show at Astoria, the Prodigy at ...

  10. Brit Gov't Reshuffles DCMS

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A British post-election ministerial reshuffle was unveiled May 11 at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, which has primary dealings with the national music business. LONDON -- A British post-election ministerial reshuffle was unveiled May ...

  11. Brit Gov't Reshuffles DCMS

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A British post-election ministerial reshuffle has been unveiled today (May 11) at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, which has primary dealings with the national music business. A British post-election ministerial reshuffle has been unvei ...

  12. Jowell: BBC Independence Guaranteed In Reform Plan

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST British culture secretary Tessa Jowell said March 2 that the BBC's license-fee funding mechanism would be retained through 2017, but the pubcaster's board of governors would cease to exist in its curr LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- B ...

  13. U.K. Eyes New Co-prod'n Tax Treaties

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.K. government said Feb. 28 that it has opened negotiations with five countries, including China and South Africa, to draw up film co-production treaties that will enable producers to apply for r LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The U.K. go ...

  14. Brits Focus On BBC Budget

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Members of Britain's parliament called on the government Feb. 3 to give them greater powers of scrutiny over how the BBC spends its annual license-fee income of £3 billion ($5.6 billion). LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Members of Britain& ...

  15. Britain To Host Euro IP Conference

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST The European Commission and the British government have thrown their support behind a conference spotlighting intellectual property. The European Commission and the British government have thrown their support behind a conference spotlighting inte ...

  16. Britain To Host Euro IP Conference

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST The European Commission and the British government have thrown their support behind a conference spotlighting intellectual property. The European Commission and the British government have thrown their support behind a conference spotlighting inte ...

  17. Government

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Story: U.K. panel recommends dissolving BBC board This Week's Story: U.K. Panel: BBC Board Should Be Dissolved By Mimi Turner LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The BBC looked to be on a collision course with the government o ...