Industry reacts to housing secretary’s resignation amid Tory exodus
Boris Johnson’s time as prime minister is hanging by a thread after a number of resignations over the past couple of days.
Since Rishi Sunak resigned as chancellor and Sajid Javid quit as health secretary on Tuesday night,
a number of high-profile ministers and junior ministers have stepped down from Johnson’s government,
including housing minister Stuart Andrew.
Andrew quit amid a flood of ministerial resignations from the government yesterday,
provoking a response from the property industry – but that was before levelling up secretary,
Michael Gove, was sacked from the cabinet last night!
Nathan Emerson, CEO of Propertymark, said: “The market is a huge part of the economy and consistent leadership is vital.
We need policies which allow for fluidity of movement, releasing more stock as well as