Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (Isle of Man)

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Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture
Department overview
Formed 1 April 2010
Preceding Department Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and environment function of Department of Local Government and the Environment
Jurisdiction Isle of Man
Headquarters Thie Slieau Whallian, Foxdale Road, St Johns, Isle of Man
Employees 157
Annual budget GBP 15.2m for 2011-2012
Minister responsible Phil Gawne MHK., Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture
Department executive Ken Kinrade, Chief Executive Officer
Website www.gov.im/defa
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The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is one of nine departments of the Isle of Man Government. It was created on 1 April 2010, taking over the former Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry along with the environment functions from the former Department of Local Government and the Environment.

The current Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture is Phil Gawne MHK.

Functions[edit]

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Health
  • Forestry
  • Fisheries
  • Biodiversity
  • Protection of the Countryside
  • Environmental Protection and Improvements
  • Climate Change
  • Coastline Protection Policy and Monitoring
  • Waste Regulation
  • Food Safety
  • Environmental Public Health Government Analyst

Ministers for Environment, Food and Agriculture[edit]