New construction minister announced
Kwasi Kwarteng has taken over from Nadhim Zahawi as construction minister. He is the fourth minister to hold the position since 2018.
As construction minister, Kwarteng will also co-chair the Construction Leadership Council, of which ECA is a key member.
MP for Spelthorne in Surrey, Kwarteng has worked at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial strategy (BEIS) since July 2019. His remit included energy, carbon budgets and green finance and has now been expanded to include construction and the nuclear sector.