Government ‘serious about levelling up’

By Martin Ford | 27 September 2021

New ministerial arrivals at the renamed Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) show a renewed commitment to its flagship policy, a report has said.

The report by the Institute for Government (IfG) think-tank cited the arrival of new communities secretary Michael Gove and Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s levelling up adviser Neil O’Brien as a ‘signal that the Government is serious about the initiative’.

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Whitehall Think-tank Michael Gove DLUHC Levelling up