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Financial Times: BBC under fire over consultancy hired to tackle gender pay gap

By Mark Di Stephano, 17 January 2019 https://www.ft.com/content/79354020-386d-11ea-a6d3-9a26f8c3cba4 The BBC is under fire from its own staff for hiring an employment consultancy to help tackle its gender pay gap because the firm’s own gender pay gap is twice the size of the public service broadcaster’s. Croner was brought in by the BBC in Autumn 2018 […]

Removal of Operation Brock

Last Thursday the House of Commons passed the European Union Withdrawal Bill. I was proud to be able to vote for one of the major commitments of our election manifesto and to see it pass without any amendments. This is of course in stark contrast to the debates held in Parliament before the General Election […]

Brands need to call out social platforms on authenticity

Article by Gurjit Degun, for Campaign, on 8 January 2020 Damian Collins, former chair of parliament's culture committee, has urged brands to call out social media platforms on the authenticity of the accounts that their content is being advertised against. Speaking at the Campaign Breakfast Briefing event in London this morning, the MP for Folkestone and Hythe […]

Planning for the future

This week the House of Commons returns following the Christmas recess, and will complete its debates on the final stages of the European Union Withdrawal Bill. This means the Bill will be sent to the House of Lords at the end of the week for approval in good time before we leave the EU at […]

Best wishes for 2020

On Wednesday we mark not just the start of a new year, but a new decade. This gives us a chance to reflect on the progress that has been made over the last ten years, as well as to look ahead. Change sometimes seems to come slowly when you are looking for it every day, […]

Sky Sports: Antonio Rudiger - How are authorities responding to Chelsea defender's racism claim at Tottenham?

From Sky Sports News on 23/12/2019 - full article here Damian Collins MP is standing for re-election for chairman of the DCMS select committee and says he could push to strengthen the law if instances of racism continue. He said: "Hopefully when the committees are reformed this is something we can look at - and […]

Evening Standard: Minister will talk to Spurs about ‘monkey chants’ at Chelsea game

Article by Nicholas Cecil and Anthony France for the Evening Standard Sports minister Nigel Adams today warned that “there is no place for racism in football” after monkey chants were allegedly directed at Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger during the derby clash at Spurs. Mr Adams was due to speak to Tottenham directors today after the reported incident at the club’s […]

Happy Christmas 🎄

On Tuesday last week I took the oath to Her Majesty The Queen to serve in my fourth parliament as your MP. It is an incredible honour to be able to do so, and I am grateful for all of the support I received during the general election. As the House of Commons gathered this […]

Delivering Brexit and moving on

I was honoured last Thursday to be elected for the fourth time to serve as your Member of Parliament. I was delighted as well to receive an increased majority and share of the vote. For those who voted for me I would like to thank you for your support, and to everyone else please be […]

General Election 2019: Folkestone and Hythe result

Article by Alex Jee, published on KentOnline here Conservative MP Damian Collins has retained his seat in Folkestone and Hythe with a resounding victory. Mr Collins defeated seven other candidates competing for the constituency in the first December General Election since 1923. The incumbent MP received 35,483 votes, granting him a majority of 21,337 over second placed Laura Davison […]

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Great success today at the 7th annual Folkestone Apprenticeship & Jobs Fair, with 55 stands and an excellent number of visitors - helping get people into the jobs they want to do 🤝

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Brilliant turnout at the Folkestone Apprenticeship & Jobs Fair this morning- we’re open until 3pm, do drop by at Leas Cliff Hall ... See MoreSee Less

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