Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

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United Kingdom
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
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Incumbent
Karen Bradley

since 14 July 2016
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
StyleThe Right Honourable
(Formal prefix)
Culture Secretary
AppointerElizabeth II
Inaugural holderDavid Mellor
Formation11 April 1992
Websitewww.culture.gov.uk/
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The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport is a UK cabinet position with responsibility for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The role was created in 1992 by John Major as Secretary of State for National Heritage. It took on its current title on 14 July 1997. The first to fill the role, David Mellor dubbed it "Minister for Fun".