Ministerial role

Minister of State for Housing and Planning

Responsibilities

The minister is responsible for:

  • Housing supply policy
  • Home ownership policy
  • Planning policy
  • Planning casework oversight
  • Homes and Communities Agency sponsorship and performance
  • Building regulations
  • Private rented sector

Previous holders of this role

  1. Alok Sharma MP

    • 2017 to 2018

Announcements

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  1. Rogue landlords put on notice as government announces tough new powers

    • Press release
  2. Government unlocks £25 million to deliver more homes

    • Press release
  3. Government to lead national effort to end rough sleeping

    • Press release
  4. Community-led housing

    • Speech
  5. Help to Buy supports over 320,000 people in buying their own home

    • News story
  6. £22.8 million boost to give power back to communities

    • Press release
  7. RESI Conference 2017

    • Speech
  8. Launch of the UK’s first plot shop

    • Press release
  9. Housebuilding soars to highest levels in almost a decade

    • Press release
  10. £6.2 million government boost to help unlock 15,000 new homes in Didcot Garden Town

    • Press release