The Rt Hon Don Foster


The Rt Hon Don Foster was appointed as Deputy Chief Whip (Comptroller of HM Household) in October 2013.

Previous roles in government

  1. Deputy Chief Whip, Comptroller of HM Household

    • 2013 to 2015
  2. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for the Northern Powerhouse)

    • 2012 to 2013


  1. Cash boost for councils backing neighbourhood planning
  2. Bringing people together through the arts
  3. More government support for self-build surge
  4. Putting communities in control: giving social tenants more power
  5. Putting the parish perspective back in town
  6. Cutting needless red tape to help build more affordable homes
  7. Digital Deal: 12 projects to help social tenants get online
  8. £1.9 million to tackle bed and breakfast living
  9. Energy measures to save £200 annually in fuel bills for a new home
  10. Nick Clegg calls on banks to do more to support ethnic minority business