The Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP was appointed as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 28 June 2007.
The full list of Goverment ministers was published by the Prime Minister's office on 29 June - and included the following Ministerial appointments in relation to Defra:
- Minister of State - The Rt Hon the Lord Rooker
- Minister of State - Phil Woolas MP
- Parliamentary Under Secretary of State - Joan Ruddock MP
- Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for the South East - Jonathan Shaw MP
Ministers' speeches, statements etc
- Ministers' speeches
- Ministers' statements
- David Miliband's letter to the Prime Minister - "My priorities for Defra", 11 July 2006 (44 KB)
- Prime Minister's letter to David Miliband following his appointment as Secretary of State, May 2006 (60 KB)
The parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and Kyoto Protocol will be meeting from 3-14 December in Bali, Indonesia. Defra's online Bali Diary will provide an insight into how Defra Minister Phil Woolas, other Ministers and officials are preparing for this important meeting.
Go to our Bali Diary
The postal address for contacting all Defra's Ministers is:
17 Smith Square
London SW1P 3JR
Parliamentary Private Secretaries
Parliamentary Private Secretaries can be contacted at the House of Commons on 020 7219 3000.
Page last modified: 16 November 2007