Press release

New Environment Secretary, Minister of State, Parliamentary Under Secretary appointed

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The Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP has been confirmed as the new Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

The Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP has been confirmed as the new Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

David Heath MP has been appointed Minister of State at Defra.

Lord de Mauley has been appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State