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.
The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has announced today (17 July, 2013) he intends to put in place arrangements for all-out councillor elections at Doncaster council, as part of the package of government measures to tackle public concern over the governance of the council.
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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