Some 25 LASER members attended its Annual General Meeting on March 6, in Bakers Hall, London.

Chris Beaney, a third-generation Master Baker who runs a business in Strood in Kent, started his year’s office as LASER president at the meeting. He aims to encourage membership of the National Association of Master Bakers and to attend as many functions as possible to promote the baking industry.

Pictured left to right are: Diane and Colin Fulcher, (NA president), Jenny and Chris Beaney (incoming LASER presi-dent), Giles Grout (retiring LASER president), Sheila Grout, and The Master of the Worshipful Company of Bakers’ Alan Willis, prior to a dinner with the Speaker of the House of Commons and the Heads of the Armed Services.