New Shadow Arts Minister Is Former SFSG
Recent newspaper articles about the new Labour Shadow Arts Minister, Dan Jarvis, reveal he is a former member of the Special Forces Support Group (SFSG). Jarvis served in the Parachute Regiment as a 3 PARA platoon commander in Kosovo in 1999. Later, as a Major in 1 PARA, he commanded a company of SFSG in Afghanistan. He recently received an MBE for his military service.
more info, further reading:
- Dan Jarvis: a very unlikely arts ministera
- Barnsley Central by-election: Labour victor Dan Jarvis is former Parachute Regiment officer
(earlier telegraph report on when Jarvis became an MP)
- MBE for Dan Jarvis, Army major turned Barnsley MP