Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Local Government)

Responsibilities

The minister is responsible for:

  • Local government policy, including local government reform
  • Local government finances (including local authority sustainability and business rates retention)
  • Adult social care
  • Local government interventions policy and oversight of existing interventions
  • Local government pensions
  • Troubled Families
  • Homelessness
  • Supported housing
  • Parks and green spaces

Previous holders of this role

  1. Marcus Jones MP

    • 2015 to 2018

Announcements

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  1. Minister urges households to recycle as much as possible over Christmas

    • Press release
  2. Funding for supported housing for older people to encourage building new homes

    • Press release
  3. Government actions a further step in homeless prevention

    • Press release
  4. Government pledges £500,000 for new action group to grow future of public parks

    • Press release
  5. New rules to strengthen standards for councillors and mayors

    • Press release
  6. New fund launched to reduce litter through innovative projects

    • Press release
  7. Government to extend Green Flag Award for 5 more years

    • Press release
  8. Business rates boost for broadband

    • Press release
  9. Government publishes new anti-littering strategy

    • Press release
  10. New grant for council homelessness services

    • Press release