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'Buy British' policy appeal by Shropshire MP Owen Paterson - ‎6 hours ago‎
In three papers on farming, fishing and the environment Mr Paterson outlined a series of policies which he said would secure the maximum benefit for Brexit Britain.

Brexit: Owen Paterson MP says EU referendum result great for farming - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
North Shropshire MP Owen Paterson has held talks with new Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom to discuss the “fantastic opportunity” for Britain's agricultural industry presented by Brexit.

Farmers must have assurances on subsidies and foreign labour, say peers

FarmersWeekly - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Owen Paterson said at the recent Oxford Farming Conference that, 'a sovereign UK government, no longer constrained by EU rules, could actually increase rural payments'.

Bovine TB still major concern for Shropshire farmers - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
“We have not progressed much in this locality, and I hope that our incoming Defra minister Andrea Leadsom will pick up the baton that her illustrious predecessor Owen Paterson set down, and Liz Truss carried on, which says that the only way we are ...

Power line will boost Shropshire businesses - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
North Shropshire MP Owen Paterson, who has welcomed the proposal, has invited the firm to write to him so that he can try and help them get it completed sooner rather than later.
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Concerns mount over Andrea Leadsom's suitability for environment role

The Guardian - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Owen Paterson, a previous Tory environment secretary, said he wished Leadsom well but did not wish to comment further. Caroline Spelman, Paterson's predecessor in the role, said: “Having worked in the agricultural industry before entering parliament, ...
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Sam McBride: Rather than being apathetic, Villiers was implementing Cameron's central policy

Belfast Newsletter - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Her tenure was also shaped by the fact that she and her predecessor Owen Paterson had less responsibilities than any previous holder of the post.

Trident: How every MP voted (blog) - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Priti Patel (Witham), Owen Paterson (Shropshire North), Mark Pawsey (Rugby), Mike Penning (Hemel Hempstead), John Penrose (Weston-Super-Mare), Andrew Percy (Brigg & Goole), Claire Perry (Devizes), Stephen Phillips (Sleaford & North Hykeham), ...

Sam McBride: Cameron's stance on NI caused consternation - but made Stormont more stable

Belfast Newsletter - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
His views were articulated through his first Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Owen Paterson, through aides, and occasionally by himself: If he'd wanted to deal with Northern Ireland matters on a day to day basis, he would have appointed himself ...
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Brexit puts Britain's environment at risk – can the cabinet be trusted to protect it?

Left Foot Forward - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Leadsom was, allegedly, persuaded by her advisors at DECC that climate change was indeed a real thing, but this didn't stop the climate denial lobby, including the GWPF's Lord Lawson and Viscount Ridley's spokesman Owen Paterson, from supporting her ...
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Andrea Leadsom replaces Truss as Defra secretary

FarmersWeekly - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Liz Truss was appointed Defra secretary in July 2014, replacing Shropshire MP Owen Paterson. This year, she campaigned heavily for the UK to remain in the EUand was a big supporter of the single market, warning farmers would be worse off without free ...
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Chancellor Philip Hammond hints at spending spurge to counter Brexit shock

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The Prime Minister made clear we will do an autumn statement in the usual way and look carefully over the summer at the situation.

David Cameron promised the greenest government ever – and failed. Now Theresa May is following his lead

The Independent - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
He appointed Owen Paterson, who made climate sceptic comments and went unchecked when he did so. It was a significant capitulation from Cameron to the right of his party, and one that he didn't have to make.
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Premier's significant moment in NI and his years of indifference

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
That may have had something to do with the fact that his electoral pact - championed by the then Shadow Secretary of State, Owen Paterson - with the UUP had muddied the waters with both the DUP and Sinn Fein. They viewed it as 'interference' in local ...
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Concerns raised by free market advocates in Westminster after new Prime Minister Theresa May unveils a department ...

City A.M. - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Former environment secretary Owen Paterson remains confident that the government will take the right path following last month's referendum.

Young Orkney side to take on Wick Academy

The Orcadian - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The proposed Orkney squad to face Wick Academy: Cameron McConnachie, Axel Bondoux, Ryan McFerran, Jamie Flett, Robbie MacVie (all Stromness), Wayne Kirkness (Dounby), Neil Aim (Firth), Joe Wilson, Owen Rendall, Jack Paterson (all Hotspurs), ...

Opportunity to demonstrate support for milk sector

Farming Life - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
And, with this aim in mind, she should be joined by the former DEFRA Secretary Owen Paterson. He visited Northern Ireland twice in the run up to the EU referendum debate and, on both occasions, told farmers that the UK would be better off with London ...

Forfar Academy prizewinners

Forfar Dispatch - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
UKMT mathematical challenge for S3 2016 best in school, best in year and silver certificate - Cerys Paterson. UKMT mathematical challenge ... Jan Wilson Memorial Awards (race around Forfar loch) - Courtney Bayne and Owen Wilson. Tutor Time challenge ...

New Chief Guide started out fostering abused girls in Tower Hamlets

The Wharf - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Chief Guide at the time Dr June Paterson-Brown saw what Valerie was achieving and made her a District Commissioner which gave her the power to recruit “lots of really open-minded leaders” to help her set up units in Stepney and one in Whitechapel ...
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Reshuffle: DECC folded into new department headed by Greg Clark - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Before this, it was notoriously filled by Owen Paterson, who has since made a name for himself in climate sceptic circles through an annual lecture for lobby group The Global Warming Policy Foundation and derisive columns about “Green Blob” campaigners.