Environment Secretary

Why Is Climate Change Denier Owen Paterson Still in His Job?

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Swathes of England are underwater, thanks to rain and flooding that has been linked by the Met Office to climate change. Yet our environment secretary, of all people, is a climate change denier who ignores the science and has slashed the number of people in his department working on preparing the UK for the impacts of climate change. For how long will David Cameron continue to have confidence in Owen Paterson?

Aldi Ready Meal Range Contains 'Up To 100% Horsemeat', Supermarket Confirms

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK

Two ready meal ranges sold by Aldi have been found to contain up to 100% horsemeat, it has been confirmed. As supermarkets and suppliers prepare to...

'I Could Eat A Horse' Says Environment Secretary

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has said he would be perfectly happy to eat a frozen ready-meal lasagne for his Friday night dinner - saying the i...

'Complete Nonsense'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

Environment secretary Owen Paterson has derided reports that the government was struggling to secure a new deal with flood insurers for vulnerable hom...

Environment Secretary's Son Banned For Taking Banned Substances

PA | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Sport

Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman's teenage son Jonathan has been suspended from playing rugby for 21 months after admitting that he took banned ...