Tuesday, 28 June 2011
Department of Agriculture, Marine and Food
Nicky McFadden (Longford-Westmeath, Fine Gael)
Question 414: To ask the Minister for Agriculture; Fisheries and Food the specific roles and responsibilities of the Ministers of State in his Department. [17047/11]
Simon Coveney (Minister, Department of Agriculture, the Marine and Food; Cork South Central, Fine Gael)
Statutory powers and duties in relation to food safety, horticulture, forestry and the greyhound industry were delegated to the Minister of State in my Department as set out in the Agriculture, Fisheries & Food (Delegation of Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (SI No 283 of 2011).