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    Video caption: BBC chairman Richard Sharp on Boris Johnson loan claims

    Richard Sharp says he did not help Boris Johnson with a "huge facility" ahead of his appointment.

  2. Who is Lucy Frazer?

    Official portrait photograph of Lucy Frazer MP

    Lucy Frazer has been appointed secretary of state for the revamped Department for Culture, Media, Sport.

    Frazer is a former barrister who has been MP for South East Cambridgeshire since 2015 and housing and planning minister since October last year.

    She has previously served brief spells as solicitor general for England and Wales and transport minister.

    While a student, she also succeeded fellow future Conservative minister Gavin Barwell as President of the Cambridge Union.

    Her replacement as housing minister will be the 15th person to hold the position since the Conservatives took office in 2010 and the 5th in the last eight months.

  3. BreakingFrazer to take over as culture secretary

    Lucy Frazer will take over from Michelle Donelan as the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media, and Sport. Frazer formerly served as levelling up minister.

  4. Dorries 'sad' about rumoured department breakup

    The former culture secretary, Nadine Dorries, said it was "sad" that her former department was set to be broken up.

    Dorries, who was replaced by Michelle Donelan when Liz Truss became prime minister, said the department has "tragically lacked profile of late despite being the most effective in Whitehall":

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