Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: 'Levelling up' axed from name as Rayner slams 'gimmicks'

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: 'Levelling up' axed from name as Rayner slams 'gimmicks'

Labour has signalled its break with the Boris Johnson era by ditching the “levelling up” slogan from the department responsible for local authorities, reverting to its previous name the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities – which was given its name under Johnson to reflect his campaign slogan– has a new name, ministers confirmed on Tuesday. This change was confirmed by Jim McMahon, a minister in the department, in a BBC …