Matt Hancock

Secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport -

HM Government

Matt Hancock, MP, is the secretary of state at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS).

Hancock is the MP for West Suffolk, having been elected in the 2010 general election. Between July 2016 and January 2018, he served as  digital minister at DCMS, before being promoted to secretary of state.   From 2010 he served as a backbencher on the Public Accounts Committee and the Standards & Privileges Committee. Hancock entered government in September 2012 and has served in a number of ministerial roles, including for skills and business, and as Paymaster General. He oversaw the expansion of apprenticeships, and championed the digital transformation of government.