What we do

The Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) is here to help make Britain the world’s most creative and exciting place to live, visit and do business. We protect and promote our cultural and artistic heritage and help businesses and communities to grow by investing in innovation and highlighting Britain as a fantastic place to visit. Alongside this, we protect our deeply held beliefs in freedom and equality. We help to give the UK a unique advantage in the global race for economic success.

DCMS is a ministerial department, supported by 41 agencies and public bodies.

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Our announcements

Our consultations

  1. TV Licence Enforcement Review

    • 16 July 2015
    • Consultation outcome
  2. BBC Charter Review public consultation

    • 16 July 2015
    • Open consultation

See all our consultations

Our publications

Our statistics

  1. Taking Part: Longitudinal Report 2015

    • 23 July 2015
    • Statistics - national statistics
  2. Taking Part 2014/15: annual child release

    • 23 July 2015
    • Statistics - national statistics

See all our statistics

Contact DCMS

Main office address

Department for Culture, Media & Sport
100 Parliament Street


Press Office

Government Art Collection

179a Tottenham Court Rd

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Corporate information

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.