Jeremy Wright

UK delays controversial ‘porn block’ law yet again after forgetting to inform EU

The UK’s proposed age verification system for viewing adult content is to be delayed yet again from its scheduled implementation on July 15.   This will be the second time this year that the controversial ‘porn block’ law has been delayed. The law, which was passed in 2017, has been highly controversial since its inception, […]

Culture secretary: UK broadcasters need ‘level playing field’ with SVOD outfits

Greater regulatory oversight of subscription video-on-demand and online content services may be necessary in order to create a “level playing field” with domestic broadcasters and media companies, according to digital, culture, media and sport secretary of state Jeremy Wright. Speaking at the London Media and Technology conference at the end of last week, Wright gave […]

Support for broadcasters ‘vital’ to Brexit talks, says Wright

In his first public-facing speech as secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport in the UK, Jeremy Wright is to explain that protecting broadcasters will be a “vital” part of Brexit negotiations, during Edinburgh’s International TV Festival. In particular, Wright will say that he will support broadcasters when it comes to talent and […]

UK culture secretary moves to department of health, replacement named

Conservative MP for Kenilworth and Southam, Jeremy Wright, has been named the UK’s new culture secretary after Matt Hancock took the health secretary role yesterday as part of a cabinet reshuffle. Wright takes over from Hancock as secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport, having worked as attorney general for the past four […]