Sur­veyor ap­pointed hous­ing min­is­ter

Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY -

CHAR­TERED sur­veyor, Mark Prisk is the new hous­ing min­is­ter af­ter his pre­de­ces­sor Grant Shapps was ap­pointed Con­ser­va­tive Party co-chair­man in the Gov­ern­ment re-shuf­fle.

Mr Prisk, 50, the MP for Hert­ford and Stort­ford, moved from the Depart­ment for Busi­ness, In­no­va­tion and Skills (BIS).

The pres­i­dent of the Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of Es­tate Agents, Mark Hay­ward, says: “His first job is to ad­dress the grow­ing chal­lenges faced by con­sumers and act swiftly to re­store con­fi­dence in the UK prop­erty mar­ket which has reached cri­sis point.

“We would like to see more a con­crete com­mit­ment of sup­port from the Gov­ern­ment to kick-start mar­ket ac­tiv­ity.”

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