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” Report – click 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).