The RTPI wishes to welcome the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP to his new portfolio as Shadow Secretary for Communities and Local Government. Hilary brings considerable ministerial experience to the role, and we look forward to working with him in the very near future.
We also wish to thank the Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP and Alison Seabeck MP for their hard work and wish them well in their new roles. They have both proved to be good friends of planning.
The new shadow CLG team in full comprises:
- Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP
- Jack Dromey MP
- Helen Jones MP
- Roberta Blackman-Woods MP
- Chris Williamson MP
- Lord (Bill) McKenzie
- Lord (Sir Jeremy) Beecham
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods MP holds the shadow planning minister portfolio.