Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

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The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is a department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, the building of a Digital Economy, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK, such as broadcasting and internet.wikipedia
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Minister for Sport and Civil Society

Minister for SportMinister for Sport and the OlympicsMinister for Sport and Tourism
The former Ministers for the Arts and for Sport had previously been located in other departments.
The Minister of State for Sport, Media and Creative Industries is a junior minister in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for sport and Civil Society in England.

2012 Summer Paralympics

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The department was also responsible for the delivery of the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
The Government Olympic Executive (GOE) within the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) was the lead Government body for co-ordinating the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.

Sport in England

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The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is a department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, the building of a Digital Economy, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK, such as broadcasting and internet.
The Minister for Sport and Tourism and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport have responsibility for sport in England.

Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries

Minister for the ArtsMinister of State for the ArtsArts Minister
The former Ministers for the Arts and for Sport had previously been located in other departments.
The post has been in a variety of ministries, but after 1997 it has been a Minister of State position in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Olympic Delivery Authority

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DCMS was the co-ordinating department for the successful bid by London to host the 2012 Olympics and appointed and oversees the agencies delivering the Games' infrastructure and programme, principally the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) and LOCOG.
The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) was a non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, responsible for ensuring the delivery of venues, infrastructure and legacy for the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in London.

British government departments

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The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is a department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, the building of a Digital Economy, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK, such as broadcasting and internet.

Creative industries

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It also has responsibility for the tourism, leisure and creative industries (some joint with Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy).
This echoes the UK Government Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) definition which describes the creative industries as:

Tessa Jowell

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The June 2007 Cabinet reshuffle led to Tessa Jowell MP taking on the role of Paymaster General and then Minister for the Cabinet Office while remaining Minister for the Olympics.
She was appointed Secretary of State at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport after the 2001 election, replacing the sacked Chris Smith.

Jeremy Hunt

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Although Jeremy Hunt's full title was Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, the Department's name remained unchanged.
When the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats formed a coalition following the 2010 general election, Hunt was appointed Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport (combining the roles of leading the Department for Culture, Media and Sport with that of Minister for the Olympics).

Government Olympic Executive

Ministerial responsibility for the Olympics was shared with Ms Jowell in the Cabinet Office, but the staff of the Government Olympic Executive (GOE) remained based in DCMS.
The Government Olympic Executive (GOE), a unit within the United Kingdom Department for Culture, Media and Sport, was the lead government body for coordinating the London 2012 Olympics.

2012 Summer Olympics

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The department was also responsible for the delivery of the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
The Government Olympic Executive (GOE), a unit within the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), was the lead government body for coordinating the London 2012 Olympics.

Scheduled monument

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Other responsibilities of DCMS include listing of historic buildings, scheduling of ancient monuments, export licensing of cultural goods, and management of the Government Art Collection (GAC).
In England and Wales the authority for designating, re-designating and de-designating a scheduled monument lies with the Secretary of State for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

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The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is a department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, the building of a Digital Economy, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK, such as broadcasting and internet.
It is currently sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Matt Hancock

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In January 2018, Matthew Hancock, previous Minister of State for Digital, was appointed Secretary of State as part of the Cabinet Reshuffle.
Hancock moved to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport as the Minister of State for Digital and Culture on 15 July 2016 after Theresa May became Prime Minister.

The National Archives (United Kingdom)

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Its parent department is the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

British Museum

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The museum is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and as with all national museums in the UK it charges no admission fee, except for loan exhibitions.

British Library

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The Library is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Arts Council England

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Arts Council England is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

National Gallery

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The Gallery is an exempt charity, and a non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

National Heritage Memorial Fund

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The NHMF is funded by grant in aid from the Government through the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Historic England

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Historic England (officially the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England) is an executive non-departmental public body of the British Government sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Permanent secretary

Permanent Under-Secretary of StatePermanent Under-Secretarysecretary
The Permanent Secretary since the end of March 2019 is Sarah Healey.

Imperial War Museum

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The museum is an exempt charity under the Charities Act 1993 and a non-departmental public body under the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Horniman Museum

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It is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and is constituted as a company and registered charity under English law.

Horserace Betting Levy Board

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The Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB), commonly abbreviated to the Levy Board, is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport in the United Kingdom.