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Office for Civil Society formally transferred to DCMS

21 Jul 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

The Office for Civil Society, and its responsibilities including social investment, have been transferred from the Cabinet Office to the Department for Culture Media and Sport, it was confirmed this afternoon.

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