Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government

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What the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government does

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (formerly the Department for Communities and Local Government) job is to create great places to live and work, and to give more power to local people to shape what happens in their area.

MHCLG is a ministerial department, supported by 12 agencies and public bodies.

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Documents

Policy papers and consultations

See all policy papers and consultations

Transparency and freedom of information releases

See all transparency and freedom of information releases

Our ministers

Our management

Permanent Secretary
Jeremy Pocklington
Director General, Local Government and Public Services
Director General, Housing, Planning and Building Safety
Director General, Decentralisation and Growth
Director General, Chief Financial Officer
MHCLG Chief Scientific Adviser
Director, Strategy, Communications and Private Office
Director, People, Capability and Change
Lead Non-Executive Director
Non-Executive Director
Non-Executive Director
Chief Executive Officer of the Shielding Programme

Special representatives

United Kingdom Special Envoy for post-Holocaust issues
The Rt Hon Lord Pickles

Contact MHCLG

Office address and general enquiries

2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF
United Kingdom

General enquiries: please use this number if you are a member of the public

030 3444 0000

If your enquiry is related to COVID-19 please check our guidance page first before you contact us - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-local-government.

If you still need to contact us please use the contact form above to get in touch, because of coronavirus (COVID-19). If you send it by post it will not receive a reply within normal timescale.

Media enquiries

Please use this number if you are a journalist wishing to speak to Press Office

0303 444 1209

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Freedom of Information requests

Knowledge & Information Access Team
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
2nd floor NW, Fry Building
2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF
United Kingdom

During the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be unable to respond to Freedom of Information requests sent to us by post. Please send all FOI requests to mhclgcorrespondence@communities.gov.uk. We apologise for any inconvenience caused, but hope you understand.

High profile groups within MHCLG

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Find out about our commitment to publishing in Welsh. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.