Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

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Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

The head of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, which is the department of the British government responsible for Internet and media regulation in the United Kingdom and for the promotion of the arts, sports, and creative economic sectors in England alone. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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John Whittingdale, then Culture Secretary, yesterday admitted he knew the benefit would be jeopardised in 2015, when the Treasury and BBC agreed terms for the corporation's new charter.
SOCIAL media firms will be judged on their ability to protect their users before tough new legislation is introduced, the culture secretary warned yesterday.
Mr Watson, Labour's shadow culture secretary, asked the Government: "Does the Secretary of State think it is right that YouTube and its parent company Alphabet are continuing to give this man a platform?" And speaking generally, he asked Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright to ensure that new plans to regulate the internet "will introduce measures to prevent hate figures, extremists and their followers from turning the online world into a cesspit of hate?" He said online abuse undermines democracy.
Culture Secretary Matt Hancock will take over as health secretary, which was earlier handled by Hunt.
The cut from a PS100 maximum was announced in May, with the machines being described by Culture Secretary Matt Hancock as a "social blight".
DEAR Editor, Interesting to see that John Whittingdale has been replaced by Karen Bradley as culture secretary.
DOWNING Street has rejected calls for Culture Secretary John Whittingdale to step aside from decisions about press regulation after he disclosed he had a relationship with a sex worker.
Brian Cathcart, from the Hacked Off campaign group, said that since becoming Culture Secretary with responsibility for the media, Mr Whittingdale had taken a number of decisions which had been welcomed by the press.
VETERAN Conservative MP John Whittingdale was made the new British culture secretary yesterday, taking overall responsibility for matters affecting the department for culture, media and sport's interests in horseracing and betting.
I'm not going to go into all the ins and outs of what the Culture Secretary has been accused of.