Rebecca Pow 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 Rebecca Pow MP as the new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism.

Rebecca was re-elected MP for Taunton Deane in June 2017.

She took up her new post as Tourism Minister on 23 May 2019, succeeding Michael Ellis MP.

Her new remit includes:

  • the arts
  • museums
  • heritage
  • tourism
  • digital culture
  • cultural property
  • public libraries.

We would like to extend our thanks to Michael for all his hard work and support over the past year and we wish him the best in his future endeavours.

We welcome Rebecca as the new Minister for Tourism and look forward to working with her on the importance of tourism to the UK economy and the tourism sector deal in the coming months.