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Minister for Sport and Civil Society

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. The current postholder is Nigel Adams [1]

United Kingdom
Minister of State for Sport, Media and Creative Industries
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Incumbent
Nigel Adams

since 25 July 2019
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 Minister of State Rank. level covering sport, Tourism and Heritage. 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.