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Media Minister Should Not Rule On Osborne's Editor Job, Opposition Says

Matthew Hancock, the media minister, needs to take steps to avoid a conflict of interest on press regulation after George Osborne, his former boss, took a job as the editor of the Evening Standard, Labour said on Tuesday. Tom Watson, the Labour deputy leader and shadow culture secretary, wrote to Hancock asking him to recuse himself given his history of working as Osborne’s chief of staff.

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