Kit Malthouse is the new housing minister

New housing minister Kit Malthouse

Architects react as junior benefits minister becomes fourth housing minister in two years

Former deputy mayor of London Kit Malthouse has been named as the new housing minister.

He is the eighth housing minister in eight years.

Malthouse (pictured), who is currently a junior minister Department for Work and Pensions, has been named as the replacement for Dominic Raab, who was promoted to Brexit secretary this morning.

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