Virtual Live Briefing with Jeremy Pocklington, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

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We are delighted to be joined by Jeremy Pocklington, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government for this Virtual Live Briefing as he discusses MHCLG’s upcoming focuses.

Join us live to:

  • Hear about the Ministry’s priorities in the context of COVID-19 and the levelling up agenda
  • Learn about Jeremy’s leadership journey as Permanent Secretary
  • Discover where there is opportunity for further collaboration between the public and private sector
  • Jeremy Pocklington

    Permanent Secretary


    Jeremy Pocklington was appointed MHCLG Permanent Secretary on 30 March 2020. Jeremy joined MHCLG on 28 August 2018 as Director General, Housing. Prior to this Jeremy was Director General, Energy and Security at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) from December 2016 until August 2018. Prior to this he was Director General of Markets and Infrastructure Group at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Before joining DECC Jeremy was Director of the Enterprise and Growth Unit at HM Treasury responsible for policies on growth, business and infrastructure and for advising on public spending for BIS, DfT, DECC and DEFRA. From 2009 to 2012 he was Director of the Economic and Domestic secretariat at the Cabinet Office. Prior to that he was the Deputy Director in HM Treasury responsible for corporate finance and public-private partnerships. He joined the Treasury in 1997 and has held a range of posts on financial regulation, tax and fiscal policy as well as working as an assistant private secretary to 2 Chief Secretaries.


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