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, 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. The incumbent is a member of the Cabinet of the United Kingdom, seventh in the ministerial ranking, behind the secretary of state for defence.
|Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities|
|Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities|
|Style||Levelling Up Secretary|
The Right Honourable
(within the UK and the Commonwealth)
|Status||Secretary of state|
Minister of the Crown
|Reports to||Prime Minister of the United Kingdom|
on advice of the Prime Minister
|Formation||6 May 2006|
|First holder||David Miliband|
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.