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Business secretary Vince Cable said he respected the will of Parliament

Government to accept MRO pubs code vote

By Mike Berry

The Government has accepted MPs’ decision to vote for a market rent only clause for tied tenants in the pubs code and will not seek to challenge it.

David Cameron himself “ordered a rethink”

PM 1 — Bureaucrats 0

By Rob Willock

I’d just finished putting the finishing touches to a scathing comment piece criticising the Home Office for its decision not to grant a national licence extension for pubs during the World Cup.

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Elliott: MPs know very little about the pub industry

By David Elliott

Confirmation that a private members’ bill from Cambridge Lib Dem MP Julian Huppert has passed its initial hurdle in the House of Commons, epitomises for me the complete lack of knowledge of our industry demonstrated by a large number of MPs.

Mulholland (L) had been named as a favoured candidate for the post by CAMRA

'Pubs minister role is axed'

By Ewan Turney

The role of pubs minister looks set to be short-lived, according to one of the favourites for the post. Lib Dem MP and Save the Pub Group chair Greg...

Mulholland: recently rewarded for his campaigning work on behalf of pubs

Mulholland: game is up for pubcos

By Ewan Turney

The game is up for "unscrupulous pubcos", Save the Pub Group chair Greg Mulholland has warned. The pro-pub Lib Dem MP has worked tirelessly for a...