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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"Despite tourism employing over two million people and generating pounds 110bn in revenue, smaller sectors such as transport and farming have their own department whilst we play a lesser role in the Department of Culture, Media and Sport," it said.
The Department of Culture, Media and Sport, which is steering the controversial Gambling Bill through parliament, denied any offer and said any decision on tax was a matter for the Treasury.
The Department of Culture, Media and Sport recently confirmed that this 410 million [pounds sterling] will be top sliced from the national lottery distribution fund before its income is divided between good cause funders, including the community fund and the new opportunities fund.
The Department of Culture, Media and Sport is looking at bids from 12 cities in Britain.
The letter said the tourism sector was afforded a 'lowly status' by Government and said it was 'hidden' in the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), which it said concentrates on sport and arts rather than business.
A spokesman at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport said planned projects, including the new Museum of Liverpool, had been endorsed by a Unesco mission.
Dear Editor, - I would like to draw the attention of The Birmingham Post readers to the ongoing Department of Culture, Media and Sport consultation into how National Lottery money is spent on the good causes of sport, arts and film and heritage after 2009.
I WOULD like to draw the attention of Birmingham Mail readers to the ongoing Department of Culture, Media and Sport consultation into how National Lottery money is spent on the good causes of sport, arts and film and heritage after 2009.
But a spokesman for the department of culture, media and sport said: ``This was always intended to be a long term programme and it is well within schedule.
Responsibility for drinking laws has been switched from the Home Office to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport under former health minister Tessa Jowell.
The Department of Culture, Media and Sport has held public consultations on whether to list the building.
A spokesman for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport said the sale would require primary legislation the government had no plans to introduce.
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