New line-up for Defra

Posted on 19th May, 2010

Conservative MP Caroline Spelman has taken over as Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs replacing Hilary Benn. Liberal Democrat Chris Huhne has also been appointed to the department.

Spelman says:

“I will work across government and beyond to respond to challenges of increasing food production, adapting to climate change, protecting our national environment and ensuring we live sustainably.”