Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government


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Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

The head of the Department of Communities and Local Government, which is a department of the British government responsible for administration of municipalities in England (but not elsewhere in the United Kingdom). He/she is responsible for a wide variety of matters, including issues such as fire services, building regulations, and urban planning. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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The former secretary of state for communities and local government will be made a Knight Bachelor in recognition of his public service as an MP, a former Cabinet minister and his time in local government, No 10 said.
SECRETARY of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles was challenged to visit the North-east by an opponent speaking at political event on Teesside.
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