Helen Whately MP appointed as new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced Helen Whately MP is the new Minister for Tourism, replacing Rebecca Pow MP as the new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism.
Helen was re-elected MP for Faversham and Mid Kent in 2017.
She took up her new post as Tourism Minister on 10 September 2019, succeeding Rebecca Pow MP.
Her new remit includes:
- Museums and Cultural Property
- Gambling and lotteries
- Cultural diplomacy
- Overall approach to culture and place, including focus on enriching lives
- Public appointments
We welcome Helen as the new Minister for Tourism and wish her well in her new role.