Congratulations to our Patron Zac Goldsmith MP

Congratulations to our Patron Zac Goldsmith MP for being appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and at the Department for International Development

Congratulations to our Patron Zac Goldsmith MP for being appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and at the Department for International Development on 27 July 2019.

Zac Goldsmith has been an active member of Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation, the Conservative Environment Network, and Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee, a group of cross-party MPs who scrutinise the environmental impact of government policies.

Zac tweeted:

“Thrilled to be asked by the PM to work across Defra & DfID to expand Protected Areas around our overseas territories, continue Britain’s leadership Vs the Illegal Wildlife Trade, make sure nature recovery is at the heart of UK Aid, & that we raise animal welfare standards at home”

Responsibilities include:

  • Climate and Environment
  • Caribbean and Overseas Territories
  • procurement and supplier engagement
  • (Defra responsibilities include: animal welfare, marine, biodiversity and environment, domestic forestry, international forestry, COP26)

Photo shows: Zac hosted the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation 2017 fringe event held jointly with Conservative Environment Network at the Conservative party conference in 2018. Speakers included Farming Minister George Eustice, Environment Minister Dr Therese Coffey, Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Sir David Amess MP, John Flack, former MEP, Dr Nick Palmer, Sam Phillips and Lorraine Platt

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