Johnston Press: Administration

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:41 pm on 19th November 2018.

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Photo of Danielle Rowley Danielle Rowley Labour, Midlothian 3:41 pm, 19th November 2018

When I graduated from Edinburgh Napier university with a first-class degree in journalism, I was told that I would be hard pushed to find work in a rapidly declining industry, but I was lucky enough to get work experience at my local Johnston Press-owned newspaper, the Midlothian Advertiser. Such local titles are essential for young people starting out, particularly—as was pointed out earlier by my hon. Friend Lisa Nandy—those from working-class backgrounds. What is the Secretary of State doing to support those young working-class journalists?