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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Social Networking

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 23rd November 2016.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Shadow Minister (Housing)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether her Department is monitoring content that is publicly available on social networking sites using overt monitoring techniques.

Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

We routinely monitor social media networking sites to evaluate the effectiveness of our online messages when making announcements or sharing advice during an incident.

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