Former Policy Exchange director lands MHCLG ministerial post

Neil O’Brien MP, a former director of the Policy Exchange think tank who describes "reforming" the planning system as one of his priorities and was a prominent critic of later-dropped plans to revise the way local housing need is calculated, has been appointed to a new junior ministerial post at the housing ministry.

by Michael Donnelly
O'Brien pictured in 2012 (Policy Exchange)
O'Brien pictured in 2012 (Policy Exchange)

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