TA Newsflash (Lucy Frazer MP appointed Culture Secretary) + Government Response to the DCMS Select Committee Report.

Machinery of Government changes; Lucy Frazer MP appointed Culture Secretary

Number 10 has announced some machinery of government changes and ministerial appointments.

 To read the Government response to the DCMS Select Committee Report on “Promoting Britain Abroad” Reportclick here.

DCMS will revert back to its role as Department for Culture, Media and Sport, losing its responsibility for digital.

  • The Rt Hon Lucy Frazer KC MP has been appointed as Secretary of State.
  • The Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP has moved to become Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology.

The other changes are:

  • The Rt Hon Kemi Badenoch MP becomes Secretary of State for Business and Trade
  • The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP becomes Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero
  • The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP becomes Chairman of the Conservative Party (Minister without Portfolio).