Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism


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.


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