Defra appoints new minister
Lord Taylor of Holbeach is Defra's new parliamentary under secretary of state, following Lord Henley's move to the Home Office.Previously a government spokesperson on energy and climate change, Lord Taylor now takes over responsibility for a broad range of Defra policy, including environmental regulation, waste, climate chang
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