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CIH welcomes new profile for housing after reshuffle


CIH chief executive Terrie Alafat has welcomed housing being given new prominence in a cabinet reshuffle.

Responding to the news that the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid will become Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Terrie Alafat, the chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Housing, said:

“We welcome the decision to change the name of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to incorporate housing.

“It is right that housing is given this profile and we hope this decision represents a long-term commitment to address the very serious housing issues facing the nation.”

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