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Michael in Parliament: Debating Arts Funding

On Tuesday, 20th February 2018 I represented the Government in the debate in the House of Commons which was entitled “Arts Council England Funding: Coalfield Communities”.

Michael Supports Mental Health Awareness Day!

On Mental Health Awareness Day 2018 I participated in the campaign again this year by launching a balloon from Billing Brook School to show my support for mental health awareness.

Michael’s New Role at the Despatch Box

In my previous role as Deputy Leader of the House of Commons I represented the Government from the despatch box many times; however, on Thursday, 8th February 2018 I answered questions for the first time in my capacity as Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism.

Michael as Arts, Heritage and Tourism Minister: Update

In the past fortnight I have continued to be extremely busy with my ministerial duties as Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism. Last week was a half term ‘recess week’ – which means that Parliament was not sitting.

Michael as Arts, Heritage and Tourism Minister: Update

I was appointed Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on Tuesday, 9th January 2018, as readers of this E-Newsletter will know, having been promoted in the Reshuffle from my previous Ministerial role of Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

Michael Attends Northampton Schools Annual Dance Show

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the annual dance show ‘Junction 18’ featuring several Northampton schools performing on stage at the Cripps theatre at Northampton School for Boys.