Community Pubs Minister

Who is this man?

Election Special

Mystery man: Can you name the Community Pubs Minister?

By Mike Berry

Two thirds of PMA readers are unable to name the Community Pubs Minister - a damning indictment of how invisible and ineffective the majority of publicans think the incumbent has been in the post.

The revised guidance states that local authorities should consider long-established sources of noise in the vicinity, including pubs

Make Some Noise: Revised planning guidance is 'victory for pubs'

By Ellie Bothwell

The Government has strengthened planning guidance issued to local councils to encourage developers building homes near pubs to install soundproofing — a victory for the Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s Make Some Noise campaign.


The Big Interview: Brandon Lewis, Community Pubs Minister

By Michelle Perrett

Community pubs minister Brandon Lewis has some sage advice for those in the trade: be positive about the role of pubs and unite behind the right campaigns — oh, and don’t forget the coffee pot. Michelle Perrett gets the conversation brewing.

Neill: pubs minister since October

Mulholland presses for shadow pubs minister

By Lesley Foottit

Greg Mulholland has written to Labour leader Ed Miliband reiterating earlier requests for the appointment of a shadow pubs minister. The call came...

Neill with Kate and David Deacon of The Shoulder of Mutton in Kirkby Overblow, Yorkshire

Bob Neill is Community Pubs Minister

By Ewan Turney & John Harrington

Conservative MP Bob Neill has been appointed as Community Pubs Minister, following pressure from the Campaign for Real Ale.