Ed Vaizey UK Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
Ed Vaizey was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries in May 2010. He is the Conservative MP for Wantage and Didcot. He was Shadow Minister for the Arts from 2006 to 2010.
Ed was educated at Merton College, Oxford. After university he worked as a political researcher, before training and practising as a barrister. From 1996 to 2004 he was director of a public relations company. In 2004 he became a political speech writer.