Michael Gove – 2022 Comments on Transforming High Streets

The comments made by Michael Gove, the Levelling Up Secretary, on 7 May 2022.

By empowering local communities to rent out shops which have been sat empty for a year or longer, we will end the scourge of boarded up shops that have blighted some of our great towns across the country for far too long.

These measures will breathe new life into high streets, transforming once-bustling communities into vibrant places to live and work once again and restoring local pride as we level up across the country.