Ministerial role

Minister of State for Crime, Policing and the Fire Service

Responsibilities

Ministerial responsibilities will be updated when they are finalised.

Current role holder: Kit Malthouse MP

Kit Malthouse was appointed Minister of State for the Home Office on 25 July 2019.

He was previously Minister of State for Housing from 9 July 2018 to 25 July 2019.

He was previously Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance at the Department of Work and Pensions from 9 January 2018 to 9 July 2018. He was elected as Conservative MP for North West Hampshire in May 2015.

Education

Kit attended Sudley County Primary school and then Liverpool College before studying Politics and Economics at Newcastle University.

Political career

Kit was a councillor on Westminster Council from 1998 to 2006.

He was a member of the London Assembly from 2008 to 2016. He served as Deputy Mayor for Policing 2008 to 2012 and Deputy Mayor for Business and Enterprise from 2012 to 2015.

Career outside politics

Kit is a chartered accountant, founding a midlands-based finance company, which he now chairs.

Personal life

Kit is married with 3 children.

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