Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism

Michael Ellis MP

Biography

Michael Ellis was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 9 January 2018.

He was Deputy Leader of the House of Commons from 17 July 2016 to 8 January 2018.

He was elected Conservative MP for Northampton North in May 2010.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism

  • The Arts
  • Museums
  • Digital Culture
  • Tourism
  • Heritage
  • Cultural property
  • Public libraries

Previous roles in government

  1. Assistant Government Whip

    • 2016 to 2017
  2. Parliamentary Secretary of State (Deputy Leader of the House of Commons)

    • 2016 to 2018

Announcements

  1. Annual Report to Parliament on public libraries activities from January 2017 to March 2018
  2. Michael Ellis welcomes Visit Britain's annual report
  3. The economic value of culture: a benefit transfer study
  4. Museums Action Plan 2018
  5. Public Lending Right (PLR) Rate Per Loan Consultation for payments in relation to the 2017/18 public lending right scheme year
  6. Rare 16th century painting of Spanish Armada at risk of export
  7. Government announces additional funding towards Mayflower 400 commemorations
  8. Michael Ellis speech at the Art Business Conference
  9. Michael Ellis speech to the Edinburgh International Culture Summit
  10. Call for tourism industry to do more to cater for disabled people