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New Ministerial responsibilities announced

11 September 2012

DCLG has announced the responsibilities each minister has following the Government reshuffle:

The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

  • The overall strategic direction of the Department

 Baroness Warsi, Minister for Faith and Communities

  • Faith and Communities

 Mark Prisk MP, Minister for Housing

  • Deputy to the Secretary of State across the Department's responsibilities
  • Housing
  • Local Growth, Cities and Regeneration
  • High Streets, Town Centres and Markets

Nick Boles MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Planning

  • Planning and Development
  • Local Growth (supporting Mark Prisk)
  • Deregulation

The Rt Hon Don Foster MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

  • Integration and Race Equality
  • Localism, Decentralisation and Community Rights
  • Building Regulations
  • Housing (supporting Mark Prisk)
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Brandon Lewis MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

  • Local Government
  • Fire and Resilience
  • Thames Gateway
  • Travellers
  • Community Pubs

Baroness Hanham CBE, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

  • Departmental business in the House of Lords
  • Troubled Families  (supporting the Secretary of State)
  • Productivity, Procurement and value for money
  • European Regional Development Fund
  • Transparency
  • QEII Conference Centre