Minister for Sport and Civil Society
The Minister of State for Sport, Media and Creative Industries is a junior minister in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for sport and Civil Society in England. The current postholder is Nigel Adams
Minister of State for Sport, Media and Creative Industries
Royal Arms as used by Her Majesty's Government
|Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport|
|Reports to||Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport|
|Term length||No fixed term|
|Inaugural holder||Denis Howell|
The post is currently at Minister of State Rank. level covering sport, Tourism and Heritage. The sports minister has at various times previously reported to the Department of National Heritage, the Department of Education and Science and the Department of the Environment.
Sport is a devolved matter in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland resting with the corresponding ministers in the Scottish Government, Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive, although when the Northern Ireland Assembly was suspended, responsibility went to the Northern Ireland Office.
Ministers for Sport
|Name||Portrait||Term of office||Political party||Prime Minister|
|The Rt Hon. Richard Caborn||2001||2007||Labour||Blair|
- Reporters, Telegraph (5 November 2018). "Mims Davies named Sports Minister after Tracey Crouch resignation" – via www.telegraph.co.uk.
- Past Ministers for Sport (PDF), Department for Culture, Media and Sport