Londoner’s Diary: Ministers ‘need to stop meddling with museums’

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Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden (PA)
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden (PA)

Welcome back to the Londoner's Diary. First up museum trustees slam the Government’s approach to independent thinking. Later today Tahmima Anam talks about her “side hustle” in the tech industry, noting that it’s still very much a “man’s world” and we learn that the four actors who played hobbits in the Lord of the Rings films have their own “little hobbit text chatroom”. In SW1A Downing Street’s ex-race relations adviser says those who think the Ollie Robinson situation is simple are lacking intellectual capacity while Jerry Hayes admits he joined the Conservative Party for one, rather surprising reason: sex.