Kit Malthouse was appointed Minister of State for Housing on 9 July 2018. He was previously Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance at the Department of Work and Pensions from 9 January 2018 to 9 July 2018. He was elected as Conservative MP for North West Hampshire in May 2015.
Prior to his Ministerial roles, Kit was a councillor on Westminster Council from 1998 to 2006. He was also a member of the London Assembly from 2008 to 2016. He served as Deputy Mayor for Policing 2008 to 2012 and Deputy Mayor for Business and Enterprise from 2012 to 2015.