CLA welcomes new Housing and Planning Minister

13 June 2017

The CLA has commented on the appointment of Alok Sharma MP as new Housing and Planning Minister.

CLA President Ross Murray said: “I am pleased to welcome Alok Sharma as Housing and Planning Minister.

“The Government has a big role to play in helping to boost the provision of homes across our rural communities. We look forward to working with the Minister to bring forward innovative policy ideas that will help rural landowning businesses unlock the potential of land and assets. Tackling this challenge effectively will reinvigorate rural communities and help to build a stronger, more sustainable countryside.”