John Whittingdale is no longer the UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport ("Theresa May's cabinet: Who's in and who's out?". BBC News. 14 July 2016. ) Karen Bradley MP is appointed in his place. Sky however, quoting "Whitehall sources", says DCMS may lose Cabinet seat and be absorbed into other Departments to make way for Brexit ministers. And then the days of the PAS truly will be numbered and England will have to find another way to deal with artefact hunting and collecting than expensively patting them on the head.
UPDATE: Pro metal detecting Minister Ed Vaizey is no longer Minister of State for Culture.