A familiar face in a beefed-up role

24 September 2021

The post of secretary of state for housing, communities and local government has, in the past, been pitched as a demotion or a starter job for those without political clout.

Not so now. New incumbent Michael Gove has taken on the role with a rebranded department and a beefed up portfolio that makes it clear that this is not a career dead end. The newly styled Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has become the department focused on ticking off the priorities needed for the government to win the next election.

Want full article access?


Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

`

Already a subscriber? Login

Whitehall Devolution Michael Gove DLUHC Levelling up
Top

Coronavirus Update

x

In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at customer@hgluk.com
Read The MJ for free

OR
Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products