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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This program is extremely important in preserving ancient Lao culture as legacy for future generations, said Dr Viengkeo Souksavatdy, Deputy Director General, Department of National Heritage, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism.
The UK's 1992 contribution to the World Heritage Fund was [pounds]97,412 and was paid by the Department of National Heritage in December 1992.
Department of National Heritage, Culture and Arts senior policy planning officer, Sipiriano Nemani said it took them around two decades to get Levuka listed on the World Heritage Listing.
It was mainly built in the early Victorian era with fine sandstone and brick built houses, many of which now form part of a Conservation Area and some of them designated by the Department of National Heritage.
As an MP for eight years, he was parliamentary under secretary of state in the department of national heritage and has been an elected hereditary peer since 1999.
THE sugar silo on Regent Street was made a Grade II-listed building by the Department of National Heritage in 1992.
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.
The Department of National Heritage has become the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.
1996; Sumsion & Creaser, 1996), several major reports have appeared recently, some of them produced at the instigation of the relevant government department of the time, the Department of National Heritage.
But the Department of National Heritage struck a deal last night after two days of talks.
It has taken over 20 years to complete the job Summerson started, and this has only been accomplished due to the enthusiasm of Peter Thornton, who retired as curator last April, to funds raised in the US by the Sir John Soane Foundation which supplement money from MEPC, the property company, and the Department of National Heritage, and to the professional expertise of Ian Bristow, who undertook the archaeological analysis of the ground-floor room to determine the original colours, to architects Julian Harrap and to paint conservator Pauline Plummer.
The Civic Trust first piloted the Heritage Open Days in 1993 at the invitation of the Department of National Heritage, and it has grown in size and popularity ever since.
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