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Minister for Sport and Civil Society

  (Redirected from Minister for Sport and the Olympics)

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport and Civil Society is a junior minister in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for sport and Civil Society in England. The current postholder is Mims Davies. [1]

United Kingdom
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport and Civil Society
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Incumbent
Mims Davies

since 5 November 2018
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
StyleSports Minister
Reports toSecretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
SeatWestminster
NominatorTheresa May
AppointerElizabeth II
Term lengthNo fixed term
Inaugural holderThe Viscount Hailsham
Formation1962
WebsiteOfficial website

The post is currently at Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State level covering sport, Tourism and Heritage. The position of Minister for Sport was previously at the more senior Minister of State level in the previous government. The sports minister has at various times previously reported to the Department of National Heritage, the Department of Education and Science and the Department of the Environment.

Sport is a devolved matter in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland resting with the corresponding ministers in the Scottish Government, Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive, although when the Northern Ireland Assembly was suspended, responsibility went to the Northern Ireland Office.

Current ResponsibilitiesEdit

Ministers for SportEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reporters, Telegraph (5 November 2018). "Mims Davies named Sports Minister after Tracey Crouch resignation" – via www.telegraph.co.uk.