British Property Federation reacts to Simon Clarke’s appt as Secretary of State for Levelling Up

Melanie Leech, Chief Executive at the British Property Federation said:

“We congratulate Simon Clarke on his new role and look forward to working with him. He will play a critical role in the Prime Minister’s plans to ‘deliver, deliver, deliver’, with levelling up, housing supply and carbon reduction all vital to the UK’s future prosperity and global competitiveness. We stand ready to work with the Secretary of State to unlock billions of pounds of property investment that will transform places across the UK and we urge him to take decisive action quickly, the clock is ticking.”

The property sector supports 1 in 13 UK jobs and contributed more than £100 billion to the UK economy in 2019.