Last week John Leech MP was announced as the Liberal Democrat spokesperson on Culture, Media and Sport.
John will take up his position as Co-Chair of Lib Team Parliamentary team on Culture, Media and Sport alongside Baroness Jane Bonham-Carter and Baroness Floella Benjamin.
John Leech said, “The Olympics and Paralympics have shown how important sport is in the UK and because of my particular interest in sport I am delighted to be appointed.
I have taken over from Don Foster who had such of wealth of experience in culture and media and I hoping to continue in his footsteps in culture and media and bring additional knowledge from my sporting interests. Don Foster will be a tough act to follow, he must be congratulated on his long overdue promotion.“
John Leech has been a season ticket holder at Manchester City for 28 years and is avid amateur dramatics fan. Despite his busy diary he still finds time to attend (almost) every Man City home game as well as regularly performing for the Manchester Road Players Amateur dramatics Group.