John Penrose becomes minister for alcohol licensing

20 May 2010 by
John Penrose becomes minister for alcohol licensing

The Tory MP recently appointed as Minister for Tourism and Heritage has also taken on the brief for entertainment and alcohol licensing, it was confirmed today.

John Penrose, who represents the Weston-super-Mare constituency, sits across the Department for Business Innovation and Skills and the Department for Culture Olympics Media and Sport as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State.

The 45-year-old politician is the former chairman of education software firm Logotron.

He is married to the Hon. Dido Hardin, who is managing director of telecommunications firm TalkTalk.

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