Ministerial role

Secretary of State for Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government


The minister is responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction of the department.

Responsibilities include:

  • strategic oversight of the department’s business
  • Midlands Engine Champion
  • Chair Grenfell Ministerial Recovery Group

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP

    2021 to 2021

  2. The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP

    2019 to 2021

  3. The Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP

    2018 to 2019

  4. The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP

    2018 to 2018