Lord Syed Kamall announced as Tourism Minister

29 September 2022

Life Peer Lord Syed Kamal has been announced as Parliamentary Under Secretary and takes responsibility for civic society, heritage and growth alongside tourism at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). He replaces Nigel Huddleston, MP.

The former technology, innovation and life sciences minister was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Technology, Innovation and Life Sciences at the Department of Health and Social Care between 17 September 2021 and 20 September 2022. He was made a life peer on 11 February 2021.

He is also Professor of Politics and International Relations at St Mary’s University, Twickenham and was previously Academic and Research Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs.

We would like to thank outgoing Nigel Huddleston, MP, for his work in tourism, and welcome Lord Syed Kamall to his new role as minister for tourism and look forward to working with him and DCMS.

You can read more about Lord Syed Kamall on the Gov.uk website