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West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock made culture secretary

Matt Hancock
Matt Hancock

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has been appointed culture secretary in Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle.

Mr Hancock has been made secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport.

Since July 2016, he served in the department as minister of state for digital with responsibility for broadband, broadcasting, creative industries, cyber and the tech industry.

He takes over the role of culture secretary from Karen Bradley, who has been made Northern Ireland secretary.