Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

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Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, or informally Culture Secretary, is a United Kingdom cabinet position with responsibility for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).wikipedia
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David Mellor

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The first to fill the role, David Mellor, dubbed it "Minister of Fun".
As a member of the Conservative Party, he served in the Cabinet of Prime Minister John Major as Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1990–92) and Secretary of State for National Heritage (April–September 1992), before resigning in 1992.

Jeremy Wright

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On 9 July 2018 Theresa May appointed Jeremy Wright to the post.
Jeremy Paul Wright (born 24 October 1972) is a British lawyer and politician who served as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport from 2018 to 2019.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

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Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, or informally Culture Secretary, is a United Kingdom cabinet position with responsibility for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
Although Jeremy Hunt's full title was Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, the Department's name remained unchanged.

Theresa May

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On 9 July 2018 Theresa May appointed Jeremy Wright to the post.
Following the 2005 general election she was also made Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.

Stephen Dorrell

Rt Hon. Stephen Dorrell MP
In the 1990s he was a full member of John Major's Cabinet for almost three years, whilst serving as both Secretary of State for National Heritage and then Secretary of State for Health until the 1997 general election.

Putney (UK Parliament constituency)

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Putney was next held by Conservative Secretary of State for National Heritage David Mellor from 1979 until 1997 during the party's national administrations; the 1997 Labour landslide saw Putney gained by Tony Colman (Lab) and a signal early-declared result as the landslide unfolded.

James Purnell

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He served as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from 2007 to 2008 and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from 2008 until 2009.

Andy Burnham

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He served as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from 2008 to 2009 and Secretary of State for Health from 2009 to 2010.

Virginia Bottomley

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She then served as Secretary of State for National Heritage from 1995 to 1997.

Ben Bradshaw

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Benjamin Peter James Bradshaw (born 30 August 1960) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Exeter since 1997 and was the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from 2009 to 2010.

Tessa Jowell

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She was appointed Secretary of State at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport after the 2001 election, replacing the sacked Chris Smith.

Chris Smith, Baron Smith of Finsbury

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In 1997, he was appointed to Tony Blair's Cabinet as the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.

Peter Brooke, Baron Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

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Brooke then remained on the backbenches for a short time, before being brought back into the Cabinet later in the year as Secretary of State for National Heritage, a role he held until 1994.

Cabinet of the United Kingdom

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Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, or informally Culture Secretary, is a United Kingdom cabinet position with responsibility for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Jeremy Hunt

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Hunt served in the Cameron Government as Culture Secretary and Minister for the Olympics from 2010 to 2012, where he spearheaded the drive for local TV, resulting in Ofcom awarding local TV broadcasting licences to several cities and towns.

Maria Miller

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She was the Minister for Disabled People from 2010 to 2012, and from 2012 to 2014 a member of the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for Women and Equalities.

South West Surrey (UK Parliament constituency)

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She then served as the Secretary of State for National Heritage from 1995 to 1997.

Sajid Javid

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Under the government of Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron he served as a Junior Treasury Minister before being promoted to Cameron's Cabinet as Culture Secretary and Business Secretary.

John Whittingdale

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Whittingdale was appointed Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport by David Cameron on 11 May 2015.

Bromsgrove (UK Parliament constituency)

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As well as Cabinet posts as Culture Secretary, Business Secretary, Communities Secretary, Home Secretary and most recently Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Staffordshire Moorlands (UK Parliament constituency)

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Staffordshire Moorlands is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Karen Bradley, a Conservative who has served as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport since July 2016, before she became Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

Second Cameron ministry

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Several vacant Cabinet posts previously held by Liberal Democrats were subsequently filled by Conservative ministers – the positions of Business Secretary, Energy Secretary, Scottish Secretary and Chief Secretary to the Treasury were given to Sajid Javid, Amber Rudd, David Mundell and Greg Hands respectively, with John Whittingdale replacing Javid as Culture Secretary.

Nicky Morgan

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Nicola Ann Morgan (née Griffith; born 1 October 1972) is a British politician serving as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport since July 2019.

Karen Bradley

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Karen Bradley continued as Secretary of State for the department.
During the formation of the May Government in July 2016, she was appointed to the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, where she remained until being appointed Northern Ireland Secretary in January 2018.