Figures within the early years sector have welcomed the appointment of a childcare minister at the Department for Education, after Caroline Dinenage was confirmed in the role.
Dinenage was elected to represent Gosport at the 2010 general election.
Dinenage, who was elected to represent Gosport at the 2010 general election, was previously a joint DfE and Ministry of Justice minister, where she was a junior minister for family justice, but is now solely DfE.
She was named as a member of the DfE ministerial team last month alongside Edward Timpson, Robert Halfon, Nick Gibb, Jo Johnson, and Lord Nash, following a reshuffle by Prime Minister Theresa May.
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