The Rt Hon Owen Paterson

Biography

Owen Paterson was appointed Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in September 2012. He is the Conservative MP for North Shropshire.

Previous roles in government

  1. Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    • 2012 to 2014
  2. Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

    • 2010 to 2012

Announcements

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  1. Defra awards £19 million to help rural businesses

    • News story
  2. Negotiations begin for £120m China beef and lamb export deal

    • Press release
  3. Owen Paterson's speech to the Cereals Agricultural Show on greening

    • Speech
  4. CAP greening criteria announced

    • Press release
  5. Preferred candidate for new Environment Agency Chair announced

    • News story
  6. Water Act gains Royal Assent

    • News story
  7. Owen Paterson's speech to the Scotch Whisky Association

    • Speech
  8. Flood hit farmers can apply for £35,000 grant

    • News story
  9. CAP boost for moorland

    • News story
  10. Leeds flood defence construction starts

    • Press release