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During his time in the Commons, Pincher has held three minor roles, one of which ended in controversy; none of his roles suggest any experience of the housing brief. Mr Pincher moves across from his current role as minister of state for Europe and the Americas, which he was appointed to in July last year. It will take only 2 minutes to fill in. Before being appointed Housing Minister last week, Mr Pincher had been Minister of State for Europe and the Americas, after Boris Johnson entered Number 10. Prior to this he served as deputy chief whip. Hon Chanston (Chansey) James Paech MLA. To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. Propertymark Industry Supplier, Moneypenny, highlight that property agents continue to work hard to deliver quality client communications and maintain an increasing digital presence in the face of ever-changing COVID-19 restrictions – but offer some tips on how a live chat function could further these effort and boost online leads. - Esther McVey MP- outgoing Housing Minister, via Twitter. This Government will deliver on our commitment to build the housing that people need. A new housing minister has been revealed following Boris Johnson’s brutal cabinet reshuffle yesterday. We use cookies to collect information about how you use GOV.UK. He was first elected Conservative MP for Tamworth in May 2010. Best Wishes, Darragh O'Brien T.D. Who are the new Ministers for housing, homelessness, cities and urban issues? The Minister of Housing is a minister in the government of New Zealand with responsibility … For five years Mr Pincher was a director at Staffordshire-based firm JT Leavesley, before resigning in 2016, according to Companies House records. She will be the ninth housing minister in nine years. You’ve accepted all cookies. ‘The places in which we live, work and play is a real measure of quality of life. He is the tenth housing minister in as many years. The change in leadership of the Commonwealth Government has brought new Ministers to the portfolios that are connected with important housing, homelessness, cities and urban issues. Minister for Local Government Minister for Central Australian Economic Reconstruction Unlike McVey, it is understood that Pincher will not be attending cabinet. Christopher Pincher was appointed Minister of State at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government on 13 February 2020. Propertymark continues to lobby government on the issues that matter most to our members, and the industry as a whole. I’m very grateful to the Prime Minister for having given me the opportunity to serve in his government and he will continue to have my support from the back benches. The MP for Tamworth was confirmed as the new minister this evening and will become the 19th housing minister since 1997 – the 10th in the past decade. Robert Jenrick MP has retained his role in the reshuffle and will continue as Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. So here we are again. The re-election of the Morrison Government has added new ministers to the portfolios connected with important housing, homelessness and urban issues. Tatton MP. MP for Tatton and an ardent Brexiteer, McVey was Secretary of State for Word and Pensions from January- November 2018, before resigning over her opposition to the Prime Minister… Christopher Pincher was appointed Minister of State at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government on 13 February 2020. Nigel Lewis. We forward to working with the new Minister on these important changes to the industry. The new minister is Chris Pincher, MP for Tamworth in the West Midlands who replaces Esther McVey. 27 May 2019. The new minister earned a PhD in environment and territorial development from the Mohammadia School of Engineers, in Rabat. We welcome Christopher Pincher as the new Housing Minister. DPMC serves the Executive, Governor-General, Prime Minister and Cabinet, through the provision of impartial advice and support. So who is she – and what are her views on housing? He was first elected Conservative MP for Tamworth in May 2010. Minister for Territory Families and Urban Housing Minister for Disabilities Minister for Sport Minister for Multicultural Affairs. Housing Supply Coordination Task Force for Dublin - Report Q1 2020 (973.11 KB) Homelessness Report – October 2020 (477.62 KB) Circular issued to Local Authority Chief Executives, An Bord Pleanála and the Office of the Planning Regulator (663.52 KB) The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP. If you have any comments or suggestions on the website, please forward them to Your correspondence will be addressed as soon as possible. Unfortunately, the lack of continuity in this post and the persistent changes means it’s near impossible for anyone in the role to make an impact. Robert Jenrick MP will continue in his role as the Secretary of State for Housing. Propertymark has responded to the UK Government’s fundamental review of business rates to include the continuation of rates relief for retail premises and the introduction of an online sales tax. Fine Gael’s Peter Burke, who takes up a new role as Minister of State in the Department of Housing, was re-elected in 2020 in the constituency of Longford Westmeath. Enforcement of evictions from rented properties will be halted in Scotland for a six-week period from 11 January, with the exception of serious anti-social and criminal behaviour and domestic violence. The Housing Commission of Victoria was established in 1938. Simon Harris (FG) will be Minister for Higher Education, Innovation and Research. Fixing the broken housing market should be the priority, and there’s a number of consultations and policy that requires action – most importantly the Regulation of Property Agents. Outgoing Housing Minister Esther McVey has seen out just under seven months as Housing Minister, having been appointed to the role in late July 2019. Christopher Pincher MP has been named as the new Housing Minister, taking over the reins from Esther McVey MP. Jenrick replaces James Brokenshire, who has left the position after just over 12 months in the role. Her successor will become the tenth Housing Minister in as many years, a fact that has drawn ire from property industry commentators. Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services Takes some of Sarah Henderson's responsibility, after Ms Henderson lost her seat at the election New… Christopher Pincher MP has been appointed Housing Minister in the cabinet reshuffle replacing Esther McVey. Who are the new ministers for housing, homelessness and urban issues after the May 2019 election? ©2017 Propertymark Ltd. trading as Propertymark, Please provide a location or business name, Your first stop for everything relating to property, Qualifications for property professionals, What the dispute service statistical briefing tells us about the PRS in 2020, Moneypenny – Four ways live chat could transform your communications, Business rates review – supporting high street agencies, Updated guidance published on possession process in light of tier system. Nick Sanderson, CEO of Audley Group, said: “It’s now 10 in 10 for housing ministers. 5 September 2018. Ten changes in 10 years, and 19 in 20. Whilst housing is arguably one of the biggest concerns in our country, the housing minister position has always been complicated. A new government with a strong mandate is a big opportunity to ensure stability in key roles including housing, something which has been missing in recent years and has got in the way of delivery.” Paresh Raja, CEO of national bridging loan provider Market Financial Solutions, said: “A new parliament, a new housing minister. I’m very sorry to be relieved of my duties as Housing Minister… I wish my successor the very best and every success. The minister is responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction of the department. The Minister for Housing is responsible for the Office of Housing (formerly the Victorian Housing Commission); and is one of four state ministers responsible for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Christopher was previously Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office from 25 July 2019 to 13 February 2020 and Deputy Chief Whip, Treasurer of HM Household from 9 January 2018 to 25 July 2019.