Department for Culture Media and Sport


The Government believes that we need to throw open the doors of public bodies, to enable the public to hold politicians and public bodies to account.

This will help to deliver better value for money in public spending, and help us achieve our aim of cutting the deficit.

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In this section

Freedom of Information
Guidance on how to make a FoI request and information already published.

Written answers
Ministers' answers to questions tabled by MPs and Peers.

Energy use
Our real-time energy use, updated every 30 minutes.

Visit our Transparency Data Repository for information on:

  • the business costs of our most senior officials and non-executive directors
  • ministerial hospitality and meetings costs with outside interest groups.
  • the Department’s and our Arms Length Bodies’ administrative spend and operational data
  • data on the resource that is invested into programmes, policy and procurement
  • the delivery and outcomes of major programmes and the impact of our policies on society

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