Westminster News

Michael Supports Weston Favell Charity Walk

Starting on Tuesday, 15th May 2018 staff at the Weston Favell Shopping Centre along with other volunteers walked 100 miles over five days from London to Northampton for charity.

Michael Works with ‘Iraq Scheme’ to Save Iraqi Archaeology

As the Minister with responsibility for national museums I am always very interested in the projects that publicly funded museums are undertaking and I am particularly interested in a project the British Museum are currently undertaking.

Michael’s Day of Debates

On Thursday, 10th May I participated in my third Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s (DCMS) question and answer session in the House of Commons. I was asked and I answered questions on historic landmarks, on UK tourism and on the museum sector.

Michael Invites Defence Secretary on Museum Visit

On Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 I visited the Imperial War Museum at its main site in Lambeth, London in my capacity as Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism, which includes responsibility for national museums.

Michael Celebrates St George’s Day with Visit England

St George’s Day, which falls on the 23rd April every year, is the feast day of St George, the Patron Saint of England. St George is synonymous with England with not only being our Patron Saint but his cross forms the English flag.

Michael’s Ministerial Meetings

In my government role as Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism I of course have many duties and responsibilities and I hold many meetings with stakeholders from a variety of groups, organisations, backgrounds and industries.

Michael Supports Synagogue

At a time when a shocking increase of anti-Semitism is being seen I was recently invited to attend and speak at an event hosted in the House of Lords for Westminster Synagogue. The Westminster Synagogue is a congregation founded in 1957 under the original name of the ‘New London Synagogue’.

Michael Meets the Union’s Tourism Ministers

On Thursday, 19th April 2018 I travelled to Edinburgh to discuss devolved tourism with the Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland tourism ministers and representatives and also to visit a couple of top tourist sites in the city.