Ministerial role

Minister for Sport & Equalities


The Minister for Sport and Equalities is responsible for the following policy areas at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport:

  • sport
  • Olympic and Paralympic legacy
  • gambling and licensing
  • National Lottery
  • same sex marriage
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
  • equality legislation (including litigation and cases)
  • working with other government departments on violence against women and girls
  • tourism (including GREAT campaign)

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Hugh Robertson

    • 2010 to 2013


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