Shadow Cabinet Meetings

16 August 2012

Labour RoseRt Hon Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Opposition

25th December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives


11 January 2012
Lord Patten (Chair of the BBC Trust) & Mark Thompson (Director-General, BBC)
London
General Discussion

18 January 2012
Ceri Thomas (Editor, TODAY programme)
London
General Discussion

23 January 2012
Paul Waugh ( Editor, Politics Home)
London
Interview

28 January 2012
Lionel Barber (Editor, Financial Times)
Davos
General Discussion

30 January 2012
Alan Rennie (Editor, Daily Record & Sunday Mail)
Glasgow
General Discussion

10 February 2012
Ian Murray (Editor, Southampton Daily Echo)
Southampton
Interview

23 February 2012
John Mulholland (Editor, The Observer) & Paul Webster (Deputy Editor, The Observer)
London
General Discussion

29 February 2012
Tom Bradby (Political Editor, ITV News) & Deborah Turness (Editor of ITV News)
London
Dinner

02 March 2012
Alan Rennie (Editor, Daily Record & Sunday Mail)
Dundee
General Discussion

08 March 2012
Richard Wallace (Editor, Daily Mirror)
London
General Discussion

22 March 2012
Parliamentary Lobby reception
London
Reception

29 March 2012
Jason Cowley (Editor, New Statesman) & Mehdi Hasan (Senior Editor (Politics), New Statesman)
London
General Discussion

30 March 2012
James Harding (Editor, The Times)
London
Funeral

17 April 2012
John Micklethwait (Editor-in-Chief, The Economist),
Joel Budd (Britain Editor, The Economist),
David Rennie (Political Editor, The Economist) &
Anne McElvoy (Public Policy Editor, The Economist)
London
Lunch

18 April 2012
Jane Bruton (Editor-in-Chief, Grazia)
London
General Discussion

18 April 2012
James Harding (Editor, The Times)
London
Dinner

19 April 2012
Katharine Viner (Deputy Editor, The Guardian)
London
General Discussion

23 April 2012
Alan Rusbridger (Editor, The Guardian)
London
General Discussion

20 June 2012
Sarah Sands (Editor, Evening Standard)
London
General Discussion

Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives


11 Jan 2012
Greg Dyke (Chair of HiT Entertainment)
London
General discussion

11 Jan 2012
Mark Thompson (BBC Director General) and Lord Patten (BBC Trust Chair)
London
General discussion

11 Jan 2012
Sky News exhibition, Frontline: A Year of Journalism and Conflict
London
Private view

12 Jan 2012
Television Roundtable at Wall to Wall (including Alex Graham, Wall to Wall; Wayne Garvie, All3Media; Tim Hincks, Endemol; Sara Geater, Talkback; Matthew Justice, Big Talk; Dan Brooke, Channel 4; Cat Lewis, Nine Lives Media; David Wheeldon, BSkyB; John Smith, BBC Worldwide; John Tate, BBC)
London
General discussion

17 Jan 2012
Archie Norman (Chair of ITV)
London
General discussion

25 Jan 2012
MediaGuardian/IPPR Oxford Media Convention
Oxford
Speech

02 Feb 2012
Alan Rusbridger (Editor, The Guardian)
London
General discussion

09 Feb 2012
Peter Salmon (BBC Director North), Barbara Slater (BBC Director Sport), Adrian Van Klaveren (Controller of Radio 5 Live)
BBC Media City, Salford
Tour and general discussion

21 Feb 2012
Andrew Harrison (CEO, Radio Centre) and Matt Payton (Head of External Affairs, Radio Centre)
London
General discussion

28 Feb 2012
Creative industries brainstorming session including Theo Bertram (Google), Alex Graham (Wall to Wall), Mary Fagan (ITV), Nick Toon (Time Warner), Adam Minns (COBA)
London
General discussion

29 Feb 2012
Liz Forgan (Chair, the Scott Trust but in Arts Council capacity)
London
Meeting about the Arts Council

29 Feb 2012
Darren Henley (Managing Director, Classic FM)
London
General discussion

05 Mar 2012
Chris Blackhurst (Editor, The Independent)
London
General discussion

07 Mar 2012
James Harding (Editor, The Times)
London
General discussion

12 Mar 2012
David Abraham, Chief Executive of Channel 4 (with Dan Brooke, Head of Marketing, Communications and Corporate Relations, and Sophie Jones, Head of Corporate Relations)
London
General discussion

13 Apr 2012
Bronwen Maddox (Editor and Chief Executive, Prospect)
London
Fellow panellist on ‘Any Questions?’

17 Apr 2012
Richard Wallace (Editor, Daily Mirror)
London
General discussion

26 Apr 2012
Tony Gallagher (Editor, Daily Telegraph)
London
General discussion

30 Apr 2012
Tony Danker (Policy and Strategy, The Guardian)
London
General discussion

08 May 2012
Adam Crozier (Chief Executive of ITV), Mary Fagan (Group Communications and Corporate Affairs Director), Simon Pitts (Director of Strategy and Transformation), Magnus Brooke (Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs) and Michael Jermey (Director of News, Current Affairs and Sport)
London
General discussion

09 May 2012
David Abraham (Chief Executive of Channel 4)
London
Both attended Saatchi Dinner at Tate Modern

10 May 2012
Lionel Barber (Editor of the FT)
London
General discussion

17 May 2012
Hugh Whittow, (Editor of the Daily Express) with others
London
General discussion

21 May 2012
Lord (Guy) Black (Executive Director of Telegraph Media Group)
London
General discussion

22 May 2012
David Wheeldon (Director of Policy and Public Affairs at BSkyB) and Lucy Aitkens (Head of Public Affairs for BSkyB)
London
General discussion

24 May 2012
Geordie Greig, (Editor, Mail on Sunday)
London
General discussion

30 May 2012
Dominic Mohan (Editor, The Sun)
London
General discussion

19 June 2012
Advertising Association roundtable. Attendees included Jane Luca (Controller of External Affairs at ITV), Paul Kanareck (Director of Brands at ITV), David Newell (Director of the Newspaper Society and Newspaper Publishers Association)
London
General discussion

27 June 2012
COBA Roundtable with Dee Forbes (COBA Chair and President UK and Western Europe, Discovery Communications), Adam Minns (COBA), Phil Jenner (Viacom), Tony Ghee (SBS), Brian Farrelly (QVC), Gidon Freeman (NBC Universal), Kerry Kent (Discovery); Ray Blaney (UKTV), Chris Roudette (Sony), David Coughtrie (Turner), David Holmans (MTV), Brian Farrelly (QVC), Nick Toon (Time Warner)
London
General discussion

27 June 2012
ITV Summer Reception
London
Reception

28 June 2012
Lloyd Embley (Editor, Daily Mirror)
London
Both attended lunch at Wimbledon

Rt Hon Ed Balls MP, Shadow Chancellor

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives


17 Jan 2012
Lionel Barber (Editor, FT)
London 
General discussion

19 Jan 2012
Parliamentary Press Gallery Lunch
London
Speech

31 Jan 2012
James Harding (Editor, The Times)
London
General discussion

21 Feb 2012
Geordie Greig (Editor, Evening Standard)
London
General discussion

22 Feb 2012
John Mulholland (Editor, The Observer)
London
General discussion

23 February 2012
Mike Danson and Jason Cowley (New Statesman)
London
General discussion

27 Feb 2012
Alan Rusbridger (Editor, The Guardian)
London
General discussion

2 Mar 2012
Peter Charlton (Yorkshire Post)
Leeds
Speech at Yorkshire Post Business Lunch

14 Mar 2012
John Witherow (Editor, Sunday Times)
London
General discussion

20 March 2012
James Harding (Editor, The Times)
London
General discussion

10 May 2012
Richard Wallace (Editor, Daily Mirror)
London
General discussion

10 May 2012
Tracy Corrigan (Wall Street Journal Europe)
London
General discussion

30 May 2012
John Witherow (Editor, Sunday Times)
London
General discussion

18 June 2012
Sarah Sands (Editor, Evening Standard)
London
General discussion

28 June 2012
Peter Charlton (Yorkshire Post)
Leeds
General discussion

Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives


2 Mar 2012
Alan Rennie (Editor, Daily Record & Sunday Mail)
Dundee
Scottish LP Conference

19 Mar 2012
Lionel Barber, Editor, FT
London
Lynn de Rothschild’s dinner

30 Mar 2012
James Harding, Editor, The Times
London
Funeral

18 Apr 2012
James Harding, Editor, The Times
London
Dinner

Sunday 6th May 2012
Sarah Sands, Editor, Evening Standard
London
Breakfast after Marr Show

Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP, Shadow Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives


6 February 2012
Gill Hudson (Editor, Reader’s Digest), Sue Matthias (Editor, FT Weekend), Tracy Corrigan (Editor, WSJE)
London
Bloomberg Women in Journalism Lunch

14 May 2012
Sarah Sands (Editor, Evening Standard)
London
General Discussion

Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP, Shadow Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives


No relevant meetings.


Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MP, Opposition Chief Whip

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives


31 January 2012
Mary Fagan (Group Communications and Corporate Affairs Director, ITV), Michael Jermey (Director of News, Current Affairs and Sport), Jane Luca (Controller, External Affairs), Jane Hill (Head of Public Affairs), Margaret Emsley ( Head of News, ITV Yorkshire), Ben Erlam (Political Correspondent, ITV Yorkshire)
London
Dinner for All Party Group of Yorkshire MP’s – General Discussion

20 April 2012
Graeme Huston (Editor, Doncaster Free Press)
Doncaster
General Discussion

18 June 2012
Paul Waugh (Editor of Politics Home)
London
Politics Home Awards

Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Health Secretary

25th December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives

No relevant meetings.

Stephen Twigg MP, Shadow Education Secretary

25th December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives


6 January 2012
Lionel Barber (Editor, Financial Times)
Preston, Hertfordshire
General discussion following recording of BBC Any Questions

25 January 2012
Gerard Kelly (Editor, TES)
London
General discussion

26 January 2012
Saul Nassé (Controller, BBC Learning) and Adrian Mills (chief advisor for Learning and Children, BBC)
Salford
Visit to BBC Learning and general discussion on BBC’s educational programmes and websites

26 March 2012
Wendy Berliner (Head of Education, Guardian News and Media) and Margaret Holborn (Head of the Guardian Education Centre and team)
London
Visit to Guardian Education Centre and general discussion on work of Guardian Education Centre

17 April 2012
Ibrahim Dogus (Proprietor, Telgraf Newspaper)
London
Telgraf’s 6th Anniversary reception

15 May 2012
Gerard Kelly (Editor, TES)
London
Lunch

23 May 2012
Darren Henley (Managing Director, Classic FM)
London
Participation in roundtable on creative skills and education

20 June 2012
Alex Stevenson
(Commercial Director, New Statesman)
London
Participation in New Statesman seminar on creative industries

Chuka Umunna MP, Shadow Business Secretary

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives


Thursday 5 January
George Ruddock (Editor, The Voice)
London
General discussion

Wednesday 25 January
Attended National Television Awards
London
Attended as a guest of ITV

Wednesday 8 February
Rob Bristow (President, Pearson UK)
London
Attended roundtable event

Thursday 23 February
Lekan Fatodu (Publisher, Checkout Magazine)
London
General discussion

Monday 27 February
James Ashton (Head of Business, The Independent, Evening Standard, i newspaper)
London
General discussion

Monday 27 February
Alan Rusbridger (Editor, The Guardian)
London
General discussion

Tuesday 28 February
Attended Labour Creative Industries Summit
London
General discussion

Tuesday 6 March
Martin Ivens (Deputy Editor, Sunday Times)
London
General discussion

Thursday 8 March
Evgeny Lebedev (Proprietor of The Independent, The Independent on Sunday, i newspaper and Evening Standard)
London
General discussion

Wednesday 14 March
Mark Ferguson (Editor, Labour List blog)
London
Interview and discussion

Wednesday 11 April
Left Foot Forward blog fundraising dinner
London
Attended and spoke at fundraising dinner event

Thursday 17 May
Sarah Sands (Editor, Evening Standard)
London
General discussion

Thursday 17 May
Paul Cahalan (Editor, Streatham Guardian)
London
General discussion

Wednesday 27 June
Gary Jones (Executive Editor, Mirror Group Newspapers) and Lee Harpin (News Editor, The Mirror)
London
General discussion

Thursday 28 June
Benedict Brogan (Deputy Editor, Daily Telegraph)
London
General discussion

Rt Hon Jim Murphy MP, Shadow Defence Secretary

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives

2nd March 2012
Alan Rennie
(Editor, Daily Record & Sunday Mail)
Scottish Labour Party Conference, Dundee
General discussion

26th March 2012
Tony Gallagher and Benedict Brogan (Editor and Deputy Editor, Daily Telegraph)
London
General discussion

29th May 2012
Alan Rennie
(Editor, Daily Record & Sunday Mail)
Glasgow
General discussion

8th June 2012
Tony Carlin
(Editor, Evening Times)
Glasgow
General discussion

8th June 2012
Jonathan Russell
(Editor, Herald)
Glasgow
General discussion

Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP, Shadow Communities and Local Government Secretary

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

No relevant meetings.

Angela Eagle MP, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

No relevant meetings.


Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP, Shadow Energy and Climate Change Secretary


25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

No relevant meetings.

Rachel Reeves MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

No relevant meetings.

Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP, Shadow Minister for London and the Olympics

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

23rd January 2012
Sarah Sands (Deputy Editor, The Evening Standard)
London
Interview

26th January 2012
Martin Ivens (Deputy Editor, The Sunday Times)
London
Lunch

28th February 2012
Mark Thomson (Director-General, BBC)
London
Working lunch with other parliamentarians on the interim findings on the BBC’s proposals for Delivering Quality First.

29th February 2012
Geordie Greig (Editor, Evening Standard) and Sarah Sands (Deputy Editor, Evening Standard)
London
Meeting about the mayoral elections with Ken Livingstone

7th March 2012
Ben Brogan (Deputy Editor, Daily Telegraph)
London
Lunch

20th March 2012
Dawn Airey (President of CLT-UFA, RTL Group)
London
Dinner

4th April 2012
Tony Gallagher (Editor, Daily Telegraph) and Ben Brogan (Deputy Editor, Daily Telegraph)
London
Dinner

Maria Eagle MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

25th December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives

No relevant meetings.

Liam Byrne MP, Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives

26th January 2012
John Mulholland (Editor, Observer)
London
General discussion

Ivan Lewis MP, Shadow International Development Secretary

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives


Monday 16th January, 2012
Shawn Donnan (World News Editor, Financial Times)
London
General discussion

Thursday 9th February, 2012
Mark Ferguson (Editor of Labour List)
London
Interview

Tuesday 14th February, 2012
John Mulholland (Editor, The Observer) Paul Webster (Deputy Editor, The Observer)
London
General discussion

Thursday 22nd March, 2012
Jon Williams (World News Editor, BBC)
London
General discussion

Mary Creagh MP, Shadow Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

31 January 2012
Mary Fagan (Group Communications and Corporate Affairs Director, ITV), Michael Jermey (Director of News, Current Affairs and Sport), Jane Luca (Controller, External Affairs), Jane Hill (Head of Public Affairs), Margaret Emsley (Head of News, ITV Yorkshire), Ben Erlam (Political Correspondent, ITV Yorkshire)
London
Dinner for All Party Group of Yorkshire MP’s
General Discussion

Jon Trickett MP, Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

19th January 2012
Kath Viner (Deputy Editor, Guardian)
London
General discussion

Tom Watson MP, Labour Party Deputy Chair and Campaign Coordinator

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

29 February 2012
Ian Hislop, Editor, Private Eye
London
General Discussion

14 March 2012
Ian Hislop, Editor, Private Eye
London
Social event (general discussion)

Vernon Coaker MP, Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meeting with proprietors, editors and senior media executives


2nd February 2012
Jim Fitzpatrick (Chairman, The Irish Times) and Dominic Fitzpatrick (Managing Director, The Irish News)
Belfast
Dinner with a range of figures from Northern Ireland business, arts and culture, and voluntary sectors (about 20 people) hosted by Mr Tom Kelly OBE.

Margaret Curran MP, Shadow Scottish Secretary

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

2nd February 2012
John McLellan (Editor, The Scotsman)
Edinburgh
General discussion

24th February 2012
Alan Clements (Head of content, STV)
London
General discussion

24th February 2012
John Boothman (Head of Scotland news and current affairs, BBC)
London
General discussion
 
1st March 2012
Jonathon Russell (Editor, The Herald)
Glasgow
General discussion
 
21st March 2012
Rob Woodward (Chief Executive, STV) and Alan Clements ( Head of content,  STV)
London
General discussion

30th March 2012
Tony Carlin (Editor, Evening Times)
Glasgow
General discussion

24th April 2012
Mark Thompson (Director-General, BBC) and John Boothman  (BBC, Head of Scotland news and current affairs)
London
General discussion
 
13th June 2012
Alan Cochrane (Scottish Editor, Daily Telegraph)
London
General discussion

Owen Smith MP, Shadow Welsh Secretary

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

No relevant meetings. 

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, Shadow Leader of the House of Lords

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

No relevant meetings.

Lord Bassam of Brighton, Lords Chief Whip

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

No relevant meetings.

Liz Kendall MP, Shadow Minister for Care and Older People

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

8th May 2012
Martin Ivens, Deputy Editor, Sunday Times
London
Lunch

Michael Dugher MP, Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office)

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

12 January 2012
Andrew Harrod (Editor, The Barnsley Chronicle)
Barnsley
Interview

25 June 2012
Andrew Harrod (Editor, The Barnsley Chronicle)
London
General discussion

27 June 2012
Kevin Maguire (Associate Editor, Daily Mirror).
London
Lunch – general discussion

Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Attorney General

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

No relevant meetings.

Lord Stewart Wood, Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office)

25 December 2011 – 30th June 2012

Meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives.

11 January 2012
Spectator lunch (including Fraser Nelson, Editor, The Spectator)
London
Lunch

20 June 2012
Attended Guardian morning conference (including meeting with Ian Katz, Deputy Editor, The Guardian)
London
Guardian morning conference

26 June 2012
Tony Gallagher, Editor, Daily Telegraph, and Benedict Brogan, Deputy Editor, Daily Telegraph
London
Dinner