BEIS gets new climate minister as DEFRA stays stable

Claire Perry has taken over from Nick Hurd as climate change minister but there is stability within DEFRA’s ministerial team

Claire Perry is MP for Devizes in Wiltshire. Photograph: Policy ExchangeA new climate change minister has been appointed at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) while DEFRA’s junior ministerial team remains stable.

Following a cabinet reshuffle after the snap general election, Nick Hurd was replaced as climate change minister by Claire Perry.

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