The senior Cabinet figure, 46, came under fire earlier this week after telling an audience of newspaper editors that he does not subscribe to any British newspapers or magazines despite overseeing the Government’s media policy.
But on his collection of plastic bricks, the lawyer explained to talkRADIO: “It’s very large indeed, my wife would say far too large, but I find Lego therapeutic.
“I think everybody who does any difficult or stressful job needs a way to switch off. We all have different ways, mine is Lego.
“In my view it’s a great way of putting your brain into neutral, which sometimes we all need to do.”
A married father-of-two, Mr Wright was previously Attorney General and had not tweeted for more than two years when he was appointed to his new role in July, which also oversees the Government’s digital policy.
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