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Michael Promoted to Minister of State for Transport!

During the afternoon of Thursday, 23rd May 2019, I was summoned to Number 10 Downing Street and told by the Prime Minister that she was promoting me to the rank of Minister of State and asking me to transfer from the Culture Department to serve as the No 2 at the Department for Transport – making

Michael’s Final Culture Questions

On the morning of Thursday, 23rd May I participated in my final Question and Answer session in the Commons for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Michael Protects Northampton’s Heritage

Since the planned reorganisation of local authorities in Northamptonshire was announced I have been clear that Northampton’s ancient heritage, customs and traditions must be protected.

Michael promotes the National Citizen Service

On Friday, 10th May I met around 100 students at Kingsthorpe College. I was invited by the school and the National Citizen Service (NCS), a hugely successful and popular scheme which helps 15 and 17-year-olds make new friends, improve their confidence and acquire important life skills.