Lars Christian Lilleholt

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Lars Christian Lilleholt (born 2 March 1965, Odense) is a Danish politician representing the liberal party Venstre. Lilleholt was appointed Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate on June 28, 2015[1] in the center-right Lars Løkke Rasmussen II Cabinet. He continues in the same position in the Lars Løkke Rasmussen III Cabinet.

He served as temporary Member of Parliament 14 January – 31 January 1997 and 18 January – 10 February 2000. He was elected to Parliament on 20 November 2001 and returned in 2005.

Lilleholt is Venstre's spokesman on energy and relations with Greenland. He has been a member of Odense City Council since 1994.

Lilleholt is a journalist by profession. Former places of employment include Vejle Amts Folkeblad 1990-91 and 1993–94, Fyns Amts Avis 1994-95, and the Danish District Heating Association (Danske Fjernvarmeværkers Forening) since 1995.

His political career started as member of Venstres Ungdom's National Committee 1983-88, from 1985-88 serving as Deputy Chairman. He was a member of the Board of Venstre 1985-89.

Lilleholt has been Venstre's candidate for Parliament in the Odense West constituency since 1993, and for both Odense West and South constituencies since 1995.

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This article is based on the corresponding article on the Danish Wikipedia, accessed on 4 May 2006.