Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Department for Communities and Local GovernmentOffice of the Deputy Prime MinisterCommunities and Local GovernmentDepartment of Communities and Local GovernmentMinister of State for Housing and PlanningDCLGHousing MinisterParliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local GovernmentODPMParliamentary Under Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is the UK Government department for housing, communities and local government in England.wikipedia
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Melanie Dawes

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The Permanent Secretary is Melanie Dawes who took up her post on 1 March 2015.
Since March 2015, she has been Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

Esther McVey

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Esther Louise McVey, (born 24 October 1967) is a British Conservative Party politician serving as Minister of State for Housing and Planning since 2019, and has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Tatton since 2017.

Parliamentary Private Secretary

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Henry Smith was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on 26 May 2015.
In particular, the PPS in the Department for Communities and Local Government may not participate in planning decisions or in the consideration of planning cases.

Jake Berry

Jake '''BerryJake Berry MP
James Jacob Gilchrist Berry (born 29 December 1968) is a British Conservative Party politician and former solicitor serving as the Cabinet attending Minister of State for the Northern Powerhouse, at the Cabinet Office and Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, since July 2019.

Permanent secretary

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The Permanent Secretary is Melanie Dawes who took up her post on 1 March 2015.

2 Marsham Street

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Its headquarters is located at 2 Marsham Street in London, occupation of which it shares with the Home Office.
From August 2014 to autumn 2018, the building was also home to the Department for Communities and Local Government, the Homes and Communities Agency and the Building Regulations Advisory Committee.

British government departments

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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is the UK Government department for housing, communities and local government in England.

2006 British cabinet reshuffle

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During the 5 May 2006 reshuffle of Tony Blair's government, it was renamed and Ruth Kelly succeeded David Miliband to become the first Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).
John Prescott remained as Deputy Prime Minister and First Secretary of State, but was stripped of all the departmental ministerial responsibilities formerly associated with the office, apparently at his own request, following the revelation that he had an affair with his secretary.

Greg Clark

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Clark was previously Financial Secretary to the Treasury, the minister responsible for cities policy, and Minister of State in the Department for Communities and Local Government and then was Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government from May 2015 until July 2016.

Home Office

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Its headquarters is located at 2 Marsham Street in London, occupation of which it shares with the Home Office.

Eric Pickles

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Prior to this he served as Shadow Minister for Local Government from June 2002.

David Miliband

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During the 5 May 2006 reshuffle of Tony Blair's government, it was renamed and Ruth Kelly succeeded David Miliband to become the first Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).
Following Labour's third consecutive election victory in May 2005, he was promoted to the Cabinet as Minister of State for Communities and Local Government within the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Deputy Prime MinisterBritish Deputy Prime MinisterShadow Deputy Prime Minister
MHCLG was formed in July 2001 as part of the Cabinet Office with the title Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM), headed by the then Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott.
In 2001 this "superdepartment" was split up, with Prescott being given his own Office of the Deputy Prime Minister with fewer specific responsibilities.

Government Equalities Office

Minister for EqualitiesMinister for WomenShadow Minister for the Status of Women
Ministers have since established the Commission on Integration and Cohesion, and the now separate Government Equalities Office which is now part of the Department for Education.
It was created in October 2007 when the Women and Equality Unit, based within the Department for Communities and Local Government was converted into an independent department.

Blair ministry

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During the 5 May 2006 reshuffle of Tony Blair's government, it was renamed and Ruth Kelly succeeded David Miliband to become the first Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

Cabinet Office

Office of the Third SectorUK Cabinet OfficeMinister for Government Resilience and Efficiency
MHCLG was formed in July 2001 as part of the Cabinet Office with the title Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM), headed by the then Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott.

Fire Service College

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On 18 July 2011 Ordnance Survey was transferred to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and on 28 February 2013 the Fire Service College was sold to Capita.
It has been owned by Capita since February 2013, having previously been an executive agency and trading fund of the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Planning Inspectorate

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The Planning Inspectorate for England and Wales (sometimes referred to as PINS) (Yr Arolygiaeth Gynllunio) is an executive agency of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government of the United Kingdom Government with responsibility to make decisions and provide recommendations and advice on a range of land use planning-related issues across England and Wales.

Ruth Kelly

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During the 5 May 2006 reshuffle of Tony Blair's government, it was renamed and Ruth Kelly succeeded David Miliband to become the first Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).
After the English local elections in May 2006, Ruth Kelly was appointed Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, a position created when these functions were split off from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Capita

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On 18 July 2011 Ordnance Survey was transferred to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and on 28 February 2013 the Fire Service College was sold to Capita.
On 28 February 2013, Capita bought the Fire Service College from the Department for Communities and Local Government for £10 million.

Secretary of State for Transport

Minister of TransportTransport SecretaryMinistry of Civil Aviation
In May 2002 the ODPM became a separate department after absorbing the local government and regions portfolios from the defunct Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions.
After Byers' resignation, such a division was made, with the portfolios of Local Government and the Regions transferred to the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Academy for Sustainable Communities

This also includes the Academy for Sustainable Communities.
The Academy for Sustainable Communities (ASC) is a national skills initiative that has been set up by the Department of Communities and Local Government.

Thames Gateway

The Department for Communities and Local Government is responsible for co-ordinating the project.