The Ministry of Housing and Local Government
was a United Kingdom
government department formed after the Second World War
, covering the areas of housing
and local government
The ministry was created by a split of the functions of the Ministry of Health, which had taken over the powers of the old Local Government Board.
It was merged in 1970 with the Ministry of Transport to form the Department for the Environment.
The ministry was headed by the Minster for Housing and Local Government.