Minister of State – Jim Fitzpatrick MP (Minister for Food, Farming and Environment)
- Farming for the future programme
- Food chain programme; DA(F); food stakeholder engagement and delivery
- Animal welfare programme
- Exotic animal disease policy programme and emergency response capability
- Bovine TB programme
- Endemic animal disease
- Equine issues
- Veterinary policy
- Animal Health
- CAP reform and EU strategy programmes, evidence and knowledge base
- Responsibility and cost-sharing programme
- Air quality, local environment quality (including noise)
- Environmental regulation
- Royal Commission Environmental Pollution
- Environment Agency
Born in 1952 in Glasgow, Jim moved to London in 1974 and joined the London Fire Brigade, leaving in 1997.
Elected Labour MP for Poplar and Canning Town in 1997.
Jim is married to Dr Sheila Fitzpatrick and has one son and one daughter from a previous marriage.
Jim is a devoted football fan and supports West Ham United, he also enjoys cricket, rugby and sports generally. In addition to this he supports a number of charities.
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