Greater importance given to Housing in Theresa May’s reshuffle.
Theresa May’s reshuffle of Cabinet posts yesterday saw Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP remain, however his job title changed to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.
In an announcement on the government website yesterday it stated: Following the appointment of Rt Hon. Sajid Javid MP as the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, the department will be renamed as the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).
Housing Secretary Sajid Javid said:
“Building the homes our country needs is an absolute priority for this government and so I’m delighted the Prime Minister has asked me to serve in this role. The name change for the department reflects this government’s renewed focus to deliver more homes and build strong communities across England.”
Read the announcement published 8th January 2018 in full click here.