Minister of State

George Eustice

Biography

George Eustice MP was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 11 May 2015.

George Eustice was elected as the Conservative MP for Camborne and Redruth in 2010.

Coming from a farming background, his family still run a fruit farm, restaurant and farm shop in Cornwall where they also have a herd of South Devon cattle and the country’s oldest herd of the rare breed of pig, the British Lop. The family have shown a keen interest in educating children about farming and have opened their farm to 3000 schoolchildren a year.

Mr Eustice served on the EFRA Select Committee from 2010.

Minister of State

Ministerial responsibilities will be confirmed in due course following the ministerial appointments in May 2015.

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for farming, food and marine environment

    • 2013 to 2015

Announcements

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  1. Projects creating jobs across England to benefit from locally-led funding

    • 20 March 2015
    • Press release
  2. New fund to support joined up action on the environment

    • 17 March 2015
    • Press release
  3. £5 million worth of funding now open to boost innovation for farmers

    • 9 March 2015
    • Press release
  4. Consultation on more Marine Conservation Zones opens

    • 30 January 2015
    • News story
  5. New sea bass stock protection measures

    • 28 January 2015
    • Press release
  6. Consultation for demersal discard ban launches

    • 23 January 2015
    • Press release
  7. TB advice for farmers in badger cull areas

    • 14 January 2015
    • News story
  8. Fisheries discard ban starts

    • 2 January 2015
    • Press release
  9. Cefas wins 4 year deal in Kuwait

    • 18 December 2014
    • Press release
  10. UK secures fair fisheries deal in Europe

    • 16 December 2014
    • Press release