Ed becomes longest serving arts minister

 

On Tuesday 12th January 2016 Ed Vaizey MP becomes the longest serving arts minister

 

Harold Wilson appointed the first ever arts minister in 1964. Jennie Lee went on to serve for almost six years. Ed stated:

“I'm thrilled to have matched Jennie Lee's record term in office, not least because this was the job I always wanted if I was lucky enough to serve in government.”