Department for Culture, Media and Sport


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Department for Culture, Media and Sport

A 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. It was established in 1992 as the Department of National Heritage and took its current name in 1997.
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The documentary is part of the Media Trust's youth mentoring scheme funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, targeting young people in England.
In England the government department responsible for public libraries is the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), while academic libraries are accountable to the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport said the then Culture Secretary Chris Smith had been expressing "a hope" when, according to Lord MacLaurin, he said he wanted the majority of matches to continue to be available on terrestrial TV.
A joint bid by South and North Tyneside is in the first wave of the project, run by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Local Government Association.
In 1997, Chris Smith was appointed to head the new Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and within a year his policy speeches and essays appeared in print under the title Creative Britain.
A Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) spokeswoman said retailers had agreed to observe the regulations on a voluntary basis.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport said that initially the Government will allocate pounds 80 million to local authorities next year to waive charges for the over-60s, with a further pounds 50 million for the upkeep of their pools.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport's consultation focuses on the share of "good causes" money given to the arts and film, heritage, and sport.
The process by which the location of the super-casinos will be decided was unveiled by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport yesterday.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport, then known as the Department of National Heritage, announced in 1995 there would be public consultation after English Heritage's study of post-war buildings.
Around 20 people, including Culture Supremo Phil Redmond, Channel 4 chief executive Andy Duncan were on the guest list for a pounds 62,000 dinner party at the Carriage works, Hope Street, sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
But a spokeswoman for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport said: "Comprehensive reports from other areas have found the opposite - that the new licensing laws have not led to an increase in A&E admissions."
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