Minister of State (Minister for Media and Data)

The Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE MP

Biography

John Whittingdale was appointed Minister of State for Media and Data in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 14 February 2020.

He previously served as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from May 2015 until 14 July 2016. He was elected Conservative MP for Maldon in 1992.

Minister of State (Minister for Media and Data)

  • Media
  • Data
  • Future relations with the EU
  • International strategy including oversight of trade negotiations
  • Public appointments
  • National Archives
  • Culture, sports and arts sector recovery from COVID-19

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Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

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