Christopher Pincher is MP for Tamworth and is confirmed as the new minister in the Feb 2020 Cabinet Reshuffle.

That is 19 housing minister since 1997 – the 10th in the past decade.

He has been an MP since 2010.

Mr Pincher moves from his role as minister of state for Europe and the Americas, which he was appointed to in July last year.

Prior to this he served as deputy chief whip.

Inside Housing reported:

“According to his voting record, Mr Pincher has voted to reduce housing benefit for social housing tenants, as well as voted against raising welfare benefits to be in line with prices. He has also previously backed phasing out secure tenancies and charging a market rent to high earners renting a council home”.


Sajid Javid  resigned from his role as chancellor of the exchequer,  his replacement is Rishi Sunak. The new chancellor, spent 18 months at MHCLG before being made Treasury chief secretary and was succeeded by Luke Hall.


Here are the Cabinet changes from the Guardian on -line: