Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism

Responsibilities

Ministerial responsibilities:

  • arts
  • culture
  • heritage
  • public libraries
  • museums
  • National Archives
  • tourism

Current role holder: John Glen MP

John Glen was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State on 14 June 2017 for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

He was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Philip Hammond from July 2016 until June 2017.

Political career

John Glen MP was first elected to Parliament as the MP for Salisbury in 2010.

He previously worked for the Eric Pickles and Sajid Javid as a Parliamentary Private Secretary.

Announcements

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  1. Tourism Minister John Glen welcomes new look Tourism Industry Council

    • News story
  2. Government ratifies Hague Convention on protecting cultural property

    • Press release
  3. Rare bust of Queen Victoria by master sculptor at risk of leaving the UK

    • Press release
  4. Rare Scottish seal matrix at risk of leaving the UK

    • Press release
  5. £10 million National Lottery support to redevelop Wales’s oldest university college

    • Press release
  6. The challenges and opportunities for Welsh tourism post EU exit

    • Press release
  7. Exceptionally rare Roman figurine at risk of leaving the UK

    • Press release
  8. UK Government renews its commitment to return Nazi-looted art to rightful owners

    • Press release
  9. Five towns and cities shortlisted for UK City of Culture 2021

    • Press release
  10. #CultureisDigital – have your say

    • News story