Member of Parliament for Wantage
Former Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy
Ed Vaizey was Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy from 2014 to 2016, jointly with the Department for Culture Media and Sport and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. He was previously Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Before that he was Shadow Minister for Culture, Media and Sport, from July 2006 to May 2010. He has been the Conservative Member of Parliament for Wantage in Oxfordshire since 2005. A former barrister, he is also a regular media columnist and political commentator.