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