Ministerial role

Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • fisheries
  • food and farming, including CAP (Common Agricultural Policy), apprenticeships, exports, and bovine TB (tuberculosis) policy
  • science and innovation

Previous holders of this role

  1. Robert Goodwill MP

    2019 to 2019

  2. The Rt Hon George Eustice MP

    2015 to 2019

Announcements

  1. Government launches call for evidence on allocating additional fishing quota in England
  2. £15 million for new equipment to boost farm productivity
  3. Ingenious innovations to help transform UK farming
  4. £230M boost for British beef as China agrees market access
  5. New proposals to boost security for tenanted farmers
  6. Three new appointments to Forestry Commission
  7. Fisheries White Paper responses
  8. Information on bTB (Kimblewick Hunt)
  9. Countryside Stewardship opens for applications in 2019
  10. UK and Faroe Islands sign trade continuity agreement