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Radio: Ministers

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 21985, tabled on 27 February 2020

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether it is the Government's policy that ministers do not appear on the Radio 4 Today programme.

Answered on

3 March 2020

This Government is committed to being open in their dealings with the press and to the principles of media freedom.

Ministers from across Government have appeared on and been interviewed by a wide range of media on a daily basis and have spent time speaking directly to the British public in other ways.

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Cabinet Office
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