Ministerial role

Minister of State (Minister for Sport, Media and Creative Industries)


  • Sport and the Commonwealth Games
  • Oversight of departmental plans on Brexit
  • Overall international strategy including approach to future trade deals
  • Lead Secondary Legislation Minister (including EU Exit SIs)
  • Media and Creative Industries
  • Data and the National Archives
  • Cyber Security

Current role holder: Nigel Adams MP

Nigel Adams MP was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 25 July 2019.

He was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Wales Office and Assistant Government Whip from November 2018 to April 2019.

He was previously a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. He was also previously Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury), from January 2018 to November 2018.

He was an Assistant Government Whip from 15 June 2017 to 8 January 2018.

He was first elected the Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty in May 2010.

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