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New minister

May 24 2009
Shelter Scotland urges Alex Neil him to breathe life into Scotland‘s housing target Shelter Scotland praised the contribution former Communities Minister Stewart Maxwell has made following the news he has been replaced in a government reshuffle. The charity also welcomed the appointment of Alex Neil as new Communities Minister - urging him to breathe new life into Scotland's internationally acclaimed housing target. Graeme Brown, Shelter's Director, said: "Stewart Maxwell has shown strong commitment to his portfolio during his time as Communities Minister. Alex Neil comes with a strong track record campaigning on social justice issues. I am sure he will want to make ending homelessness in Scotland by 2012 his top priority."