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DSIT Download: 21 November 2023

Following the Ministerial reshuffle that took place last week, the DSIT Ministerial team has been confirmed as:

The Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP

Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology.

The Secretary of State has overall responsibility for DSIT. Responsibilities include:

Read the Secretary of State’s biography on gov.uk.

Andrew Griffith MP

Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation.

The minister is responsible for:

Read Andrew Griffith’s biography on gov.uk.

The Rt Hon Sir John Whittingdale OBE MP

Minister of State for Data and Digital Infrastructure.

The minister is responsible for:

Read Sir John Whittingdale’s biography on gov.uk.

Viscount Camrose

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for AI and Intellectual Property.

The minister is responsible for:

Read Viscount Camrose’s biography on gov.uk.

Saqib Bhatti MP

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Tech and the Digital Economy.

The minister is responsible for:

  • online safety policy, including the National Security Online Information Team
  • digital regulation, including the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill and Digital Markets Unit
  • digital skills policy
  • digital inclusion policy
  • tech policy and market facing tech
  • international tech strategy, including the internet governance and standards
  • economic security policy (relevant to tech), including semiconductor strategy
  • digital identity policy
  • supporting the delivery of HMG’s AI programme in the House of Commons, including the AI Safety Institute

Read Saqib Bhatti’s biography on gov.uk.

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