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Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for Equalities

Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP
The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP was appointed as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for Equalities at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport on 9 April 2014.

The battle of Neuve Chapelle remembered

March 10, 2015 — First World War

The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP was appointed as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for Equalities at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport on 9 April 2014.

In 2015 there are few reasons to stop at the French village of Neuve Chapelle.Visitors who do make it this far are usually looking for one thing – the war memorial that stands at the edge of town.Such memorials are not uncommon in this part of the world. They dot the landscape from the Channel…

Legacy of London 2012 transforming East London

October 24, 2014 — Sport

The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP was appointed as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for Equalities at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport on 9 April 2014.

Ten years ago, London hadn’t been selected as host city for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It didn’t even look like we would be – in late 2004, Paris and Madrid were still leading the running. Our capital was all set to fill the “plucky loser” role played by so many British Olympians throughout…

Inspired in India

October 15, 2014 — Culture

The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP was appointed as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for Equalities at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport on 9 April 2014.

There’s never been a better time to promote why Britain is such a fantastic destination to visit, soak up the culture and invest in. That’s why this week I’m taking the message to India that Britain is keen to develop stronger, wider and deeper partnerships.Since I arrived it’s been plain to see that our two…

Reflecting on my first months

August 20, 2014 — Culture

The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP was appointed as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for Equalities at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport on 9 April 2014.

They say that a week is a long time in politics. Well, it’s been about 18 weeks since the Prime Minister appointed me as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, so you can imagine the amount of incredible work and events I’ve seen and been involved with since then.First and foremost, there were…