Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs


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Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The head of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which is the department of the British government responsible for regulation of agriculture and fishing, enforcement of safety standards in food, and protection of the environment. He/she advises and enforces government policy on these and similar issues. He/she is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove, addressed an NFU and FDF debate at the Tory conference Jeff J Mitchell
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove has appointed two new members to the Natural Capital Committee.
SECRETARY of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Elizabeth Truss praised the work of Wales Young Farmers' Clubs (YFCs) and the quality of Welsh Lamb when she visited Powys yesterday to meet farmers and landowners.
SECRETARY of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,Owen Paterson dropped into the Cadbury factory at Bournville for a VIP visit.
David Miliband, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, has claimed there is no conclusive evidence that organic food is better than products grown conventionally.
The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is backing the scheme from the Energy Saving Trust Advice Centre by launching the work of the North East Home Insulation Partnership (NEHIP).
The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Defence Procurement Agency, The Food Standards Agency, the British Retail Consortium, Public Health Laboratory Service, and the Health and Safety Executive are six new organisations which have become Members of the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) bringing the total number to fifteen.
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Margaret Beckett said: "We expect them to make a decision quickly."
The UK Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs currently has intervention powers which mean he or she can repeal Assembly legislation or intervene in the exercise of devolved functions which he or she believes risks having a serious adverse impact on water resources, water supply or water quality in England.
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael Gove arriving at Downing Street yesterday
The judge dismissed the trust's argument that Caroline Spelman, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), was misusing her statutory powers by allowing the cull.
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