Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

The secretary of state for levelling up, housing and communities, also referred to as the levelling up secretary,[1] is a secretary of state in the Government of the United Kingdom, responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction of the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.[2] The incumbent is a member of the Cabinet of the United Kingdom, seventh in the ministerial ranking, behind the secretary of state for defence.[3]

Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Incumbent
Michael Gove

since 15 September 2021
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
StyleLevelling Up Secretary
(informal)
The Right Honourable
(within the UK and the Commonwealth)
StatusSecretary of state
Minister of the Crown
Reports toPrime Minister of the United Kingdom
AppointerThe Monarch
on advice of the Prime Minister
Formation6 May 2006
First holderDavid Miliband
Websitewww.communities.gov.uk

The office holder works alongside the other ministers in the Department. The corresponding shadow minister is the shadow secretary of state for levelling up, housing and communities.

The incumbent is Michael Gove, following his appointment by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in September 2021.


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