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RTPI welcomes new Housing and Planning Minister

09 July 2018

The RTPI has today welcomed the new Housing and Planning Minister, Kit Malthouse MP.

John Acres MRTPI, RTPI President said:

“We welcome Kit Malthouse as the new Housing and Planning Minister and congratulate him on taking up the vital role.  The Royal Town Planning Institute  looks forward to working with him to help deliver the government’s ambitious housing agenda. Mr Malthouse’s experience in local government will be invaluable to understanding the pressures and priorities facing local authority planning departments as they work to ensure enough houses are built to the best standards in the right places ”

The Institute has written to the Minister and requested a meeting at his earliest convenience.

Mr Malthouse replaces Dominic Raab MP who is now the Minister for Exiting the European Union.