Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Civil Society and DCMS)


Ministerial responsibilities:

  • Civil Society
  • Youth and Social Action
  • Government Inclusive Economy Unit
  • Loneliness
  • Ceremonials
  • All DCMS business in the House of Lords
  • Culture, sports and arts sector recovery from COVID-19

This is an unpaid role.

Current role holder

Baroness Barran MBE

Baroness Barran MBE was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 26 July 2019.

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Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Lord Ashton of Hyde

    2016 to 2019