Owen Paterson

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Top Tory branded a Trotskyist for piling pressure on PM

Mon 24 Nov, AT 10:52
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BBC man compares Cameron's awkward eurosceptics to ‘The Bastards’ who riled John Major


Flooding gets more political as Labour appointees are blamed

Mon 10 Feb, AT 11:43
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As Lord Smith tries to defend Environment Agency, Baroness Young's spell in charge raises questions

David Cameron in deep water: will Tory rebels push him under?

Fri 31 Jan, AT 10:36
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From growth to bust: if ever proof were needed that a week is a long time in politics, this was it

When will the rain stop? Parts of UK suffering record rainfall

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Thu 30 Jan, AT 15:30

Swathes of England experience wettest January since records began more than 100 years ago

557 job cuts in flood protection: bad timing for Owen Paterson

Fri 3 Jan, AT 10:14
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As Cobra meets to discuss flooding, Environment Secretary is left in deep water by predecessor

Anti-GM protesters condemn millions to death, says Paterson

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Mon 14 Oct, AT 10:04

Minister lashes 'wicked' GM opponents for 'casting dark shadow' over efforts to feed world

Badger cull: public won't stand for this tragedy says Brian May

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Thu 28 Feb, AT 13:51

Queen guitarist says killing 5,000 badgers will drive a wedge between farmers and public

Horse for beef: banned drug Bute found in British horses

Thu 14 Feb, AT 16:00

Tests reveal veterinary drug from horses slaughtered in Britain has entered French food chain

Two UK plants closed as 'horse for beef' scandal hits home

Wed 13 Feb, AT 09:06

First British companies implicated in food fraud scandal as EU farm ministers meet for talks

Horse-for-beef scandal: Owen Paterson falls at every hurdle

Mon 11 Feb, AT 11:27
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Anger all round as Paterson refuses to impose ban on EU meat imports saying Brussels wouldn't like it