British accountant and politician (born 1978)
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Dowden: I was being attacked by the arts for prioritising sports
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Oliver Dowden dismisses Project Big Picture plans as a ‘latest wheeze’
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High-tier regions may face strict restrictions, Dowden warns
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Culture Secretary criticises overhaul plans for English top-flight
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Oliver Dowden explains new three-tier Covid restrictions
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Government defends handling of students in lockdown
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'No sports crowds hateful but necessary' says UK ministerCulture Secretary Oliver Dowden says he accepts that keeping spectators away from sports venues is "positively hateful" but necessary to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Coronavirus: No crowds at sport 'positively hateful' but necessary - Oliver DowdenCulture Secretary Oliver Dowden says he accepts that keeping spectators away from sports venues is "positively hateful" but necessary to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Covid: Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden defends students' university returnIt comes as scientists warn university outbreaks are "entirely predictable" and had been modelled.
Premier League support for EFL clubs could be reached in coming week - Oliver DowdenA deal for the Premier League to support lower-league clubs during the coronavirus pandemic "could be reached this week", according to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden.
Premier League deal to help smaller clubs could come 'this week'A deal for the Premier League to support lower-league clubs during the coronavirus pandemic "could be reached this week", according to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden.
Coronavirus testing at airports 'not silver bullet' to easing restrictions, minister saysVirus 'can incubate over a period of time', Oliver Dowden says
Coronavirus: No 'viable' alternative to mandatory 14-day quarantine for UK passengers, says culture secretary'There is a real risk here the virus is spreading around the world, it's rising rapidly around the world,' says Oliver Dowden
Outdoor concerts and plays can restart on Saturday under social distancing rulesOutdoor theatre, opera, music and dance events are to be permitted with socially-distanced audiences in England from 11 July, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced.
Huawei: 5G decision to be made 'within weeks', says culture secretary'I will be discussing that with the prime minister and if there's any change of policy arising from it I will make an announcement,' says Oliver Dowden
Boris Johnson news – live: Keir Starmer to do unconscious racial bias training, and PM to make Huawei 5G decision 'within weeks'The government will announce any change to Huawei's role in the UK's 5G network within weeks, said culture secretary Oliver Dowden – indicating a new intelligence report had found US sanctions have..
Britain still in talks with France over quarantine exemption: ministerBritain is still in talks with France over whether French travellers should be exempt from a requirement for a 14-day quarantine when they arrive in the United Kingdom, culture minister Oliver Dowden..
UK will review how it handled COVID-19 when time is right, minister saysBritain will review its approach to the coronavirus pandemic to learn what it could have done better, Culture Minister Oliver Dowden said on Monday, following criticism that the government was too slow..
Britain secured 25 million protective gowns from China, minister saysBritain has secured 25 million protective gowns from China and is working across the globe to secure more supplies of medical clothing after some hospitals warned they were running dangerously low,..
Cabinet minister forced to defend Priti Patel over home secretary failing to face scrutiny over coronavirusOliver Dowden, the Culture Secretary, says Ms Patel is "100% committed"
Coronavirus: British sporting events to continue as normal, says Culture Secretary Oliver DowdenSporting events in Britain are unlikely to be affected by coronavirus in the imminent future, says Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden.