Charities brief and Rob Wilson move to DCMS in reshuffle
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Charities brief and Rob Wilson move to DCMS in reshuffle

18 Jul 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

The civil society brief and Rob Wilson have moved from the Cabinet Office to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

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