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Championing Britain in China

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, December 19, 2016 — China

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Championing Britain in China Earlier this month I visited China with other government ministers to exchange ideas and experiences, and enhance ties between our two nations. I also took the largest delegation of individuals from cultural, creative industries and sport sectors that have ever accompanied a DCMS Minister abroad. The People to People Dialogue is a…

Celebrating The National Lottery

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, November 4, 2016 — Culture

Minister of State for Digital and Culture

This week we have been celebrating the fantastic work of the National Lottery, which has reached the incredible milestone of giving out its 500,000th grant. It has been supporting local community projects across the country for over 20 years. Strengthening our nation’s arts, cultural and sporting sectors, benefiting charities far and wide and having a…

Digital citizens of the future

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, October 6, 2016 — Media, broadband and creative industries

Chairman of Sumo-Digital

In a world being transformed by the speed of technological change – from the way we conduct business to how we make transactions or entertain ourselves – digital citizenship requires us to be in the driver’s seat rather than the passenger seat of technology. In today’s digital economy, being able to navigate the Internet and use digital technology should…

London calling . . . but not from the top of the dial any longer

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, February 6, 2015 — Media, broadband and creative industries

Ed Vaizey was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries in May 2010 and promoted to Minister of State for Culture and Digital Industries in 2014.

I’m a huge fan of digital radio. I like its simplicity and the way in which stations are identified by name rather than a number with a decimal point. I love the way it can even tell you the name of the piece of music you’re listening to, who is performing it and, very often,…