Mims Davies has been appointed as the new Minister for Sport and Civil Society

Mims Davis, MP for Eastleigh has been unveiled today as the successor to Tracey Crouch (6 November 2018).

The wide-ranging responsibilities of the position remain unchanged despite calls for them to be split up.

In addition to the voluntary sector, the position includes ministerial responsibility for sport, gambling, horse racing, the National Lottery and society lotteries. Responsibility for cross-government work on loneliness was added to the brief in January.

Tracey Crouch MP had resigned from her position in protest of the government’s delaying of changes to gambling laws it was announced  on 1 November 2018.


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