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DEFA Minister and Members

Geoffrey Boot MHK

Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture

Geoffrey Boot MHK

Telephone:+44 1624 685485

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Mr Boot was appointed Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture on 13 October 2016, having served as a Department member prior to the September 2016 general election. Elected to the House of Keys September 2015, he has also served on the Department of Economic Development. His other public service includes UK local authorities, German Commissioner 2012-15, chairman a Conservative political forum.

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David Cretney MLC

Department Member

David Cretney MLC

Telephone:+44 1624 686400

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Mr Cretney is a Member of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture with responsibility for Forestry, Amenity and Lands, having also served on the Department prior to the September 2016 general election. He was previously Minister of the Departments of Tourism and Leisure 1996-2006, Trade and Industry 2006-10, Community Culture and Leisure 2010-11 and Infrastructure 2011-14 and a Member of the Government Property Trustees 1985-86, Water and Gas Authority 1985, Water Authority 1985-86, Board of Education 1986-87, Department of Education 1987-88, Department of Tourism and Transport 1988-91, Department of Local Government and Environment 1990-92, Planning Appeals Tribunal 1987-88, Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Committee 1988-91, Department of Tourism, Leisure and Transport 1993-96, Economic Development 2014-16. He was elected to the House of Keys in 1986 and to the Legislative Council in 2015.

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Martyn Perkins MHK

Department Member

Martyn Perkins MHK

Telephone:+44 1624 651518

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Martyn Perkins is a Member of the Department of Economic Development with responsibility for Financial and Professional Services, the Space Sector, High Net Worth Individuals, Aircraft Registry, Ship Registry and Central Registry. He is a Member of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture with responsibility for Environment, Safety and Health and supports the Minister in delivering the Food Matters strategy. He chairs the Office of Fair Trading.

Mr Perkins is married with twin children and is a life member of Manx National Heritage as well as a member of Laxey and Lonan Heritage Trust.

Mr T Baker MHK

Department member

Mr T Baker MHK

Telephone:+44 1624 685482

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Mr Baker is MHK for Ayre and Michael having been elected to the House of Keys in the September 2016 General Election. Mr Baker has delegated responsibility for Ports Division.

Mr Baker is also a Member of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture. He chairs the Planning Committee, has responsibility for the Planning and Building Control Directorate and supports the Minister in delivering the work of the Agriculture and Fisheries Directorates.

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