Cabinet Appointment

On 14th July 2016, Karen was appointed as the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport in Theresa May's Government. 

Karen said: "I am honoured and humbled to be asked to join the cabinet. I am looking forward to bringing all the experiences from representing Staffordshire Moorlands, including broadband and tourism, to my new role as DCMS Secretary. Over the next weeks and months, I look forward to getting to grips with all the duties that come with representing Great Britain globally, especially given all our fantastic creative industries."