The Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP is Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Other Defra Ministers (and their responsibilities) are as follows:
- Jim Fitzpatrick MP - Minister of State (Minister for Food, Farming and Environment)
- Huw Irranca-Davies MP - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Marine and Natural Environment)
- Dan Norris MP - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Rural Affairs and Environment)
- Lord Davies of Oldham - Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
See the Number 10 website for full details of ministerial appointments across the government as at 9 June 2009.
Ministers' speeches and statements
The postal address for contacting all Defra's ministers is:
17 Smith Square
London SW1P 3JR
Emails can be sent to ministers via the Defra helpline: firstname.lastname@example.org
Parliamentary private secretaries
Parliamentary private secretaries can be contacted at the House of Commons on 020 7219 3000.
Page last modified: 9 December 2009