The Department of Culture, Media and Sport has confirmed that Julia Lopez, MP for Hornchurch and Upminster, has been appointed as the Minister of State for Media, Tourism and Creative Industries.
In this newly defined position which combines both tourism and the creative industries, Minister Lopez carries the brief for the events industry, which was held by Stuart Andrew MP since November 2022.
Her brief includes:
- Creative Industries
- Arts and Heritage in the Commons
Lopez will report Lucy Frazer MO, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.