Michael Dugher, leader government of the Making a bet and Gaming Council, has congratulated Kwasi Kwarteng on his appointment as the brand new Trade Secretary.
The Conservative MP is changing Alok Sharma, who has been named president of the UN COP26 local weather convention, which is happening in Glasgow in November.
Mr Kwarteng, the MP for Spelthorne, has been at the Govt frontbench since 2018, however it’ll be his first Cupboard function.
Mr Dugher stated: “I wish to congratulate Kwasi in this richly-deserved promotion, and I sit up for operating with him in his new function.
“The having a bet and gaming trade contributes £8.7bn to the economic system, will pay round £3bn a 12 months in tax and employs 100,000 other people, and we stand in a position to assist with the United Kingdom’s financial restoration when we are during the pandemic.”
The BGC boss additionally paid tribute to the paintings completed by means of Mr Sharma, announcing: “Alok used to be very supportive when having a bet stores have been re-opened safely in conjunction with the remainder of the non-essential retail in June, and his assist used to be very much favored by means of the trade.
“I want him the perfect of success as president of COP26.”