Speeches

Secretary of State's speech at the Design Quality Conference 2018

Secretary of State Sajid Javid's speech at the Design Quality Conference 2018.

Winston Churchill famously said: “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.”

That’s certainly true for me.

As you may know, I grew up above the family shop.

Midlands Engine Investment Fund

Sajid Javid speaks at the launch of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund.

Thanks, Nick, it’s a pleasure to be here.

In the very heart of the Midlands Engine.

And a nearly a year on from the launch of our Midlands Engine Strategy.

New Towns: Launch of the All Party Parliamentary Group

Secretary of State for Housing speaks about the launch of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on New Towns.

Good evening and thank you, Lucy. It’s a pleasure to be here.

Now, we all know the jokes about roundabouts, concrete wastelands and ring roads.

Holocaust Educational Trust - Holocaust Memorial Day Reception

Sajid Javid's speech to the Holocaust Educational Trust.

Last October at the Holocaust Educational Trust Appeal Dinner, I sat next to a man named Harry Spiro.

Unfortunately, Harry couldn’t be here today but he was just 8 years old in 1939 when war broke out in Poland.

Building the homes we deserve

Good afternoon everyone, it’s great to be back here once again.

Now, as you can imagine, I talk about housing to a lot of audiences in a lot of different places.

Sajid Javid's speech on the housing market

Secretary of State’s speech on the housing market.

Thank you, and good morning everyone.

Half an hour ago, the official figures were published showing that the number of new homes in England increased by more than 217,000 last year.

Changing technology, changing government, changing lives

Speaking at the Urban Tech Summit, Sajid Javid sets out the digital challenge facing local authorities.

Thank you Dan, and thank you all for joining us today.

It’s always good to be here in the West Midlands.

Regulation of the managing agent market

Secretary of State’s speech to the Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA) conference.

Thank you, Nigel, and good morning everyone.

It’s a real pleasure to be here today.