Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Category: Ministerial department

We are the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on environmental, food and rural issues. Our priorities are to grow the rural economy, improve the environment and safeguard animal and plant health.

Defra is a ministerial department, supported by 38 agencies and public bodies.

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs

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Popular Datasets

Environment
The UK Renewable Energy Planning Database
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
REPD tracks the progress of projects from inception, through planning, construction and operational phases
 
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Transport
Road Noise - LAeq, 16h - England Round 2
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Data indicating the level of noise according to the strategic noise mapping of road sources within areas with a population of at least 100,000 people (agglomerations) and along major...
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Government
Organogram and staff pay data for DEFRA
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
A list of most Senior Civil Service posts in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs including title, contact details, their line manager, and where disclosed, the name of...
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Government Spending
Defra Core Tables (resource and capital budget)
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The aim of the published tables is to provide an explanation of what Defra spends money on. They provide an analysis of departmental expenditure between resource consumption and capital...
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Towns & Cities
Noise Action Planning Important Areas Round 2 England
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Noise Action Plans are required by the Environmental Noise Directive. The 3 Noise Action Plans provide a framework for the local management of the Important Areas.
WMS
 
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Government Spending
Spend over £25,000 in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
A monthly-updated list of all financial transactions spending over £25,000 made by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, as part of the Government's commitment to...
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Environment
Farm Rents
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Estimates of average farm rent prices by farm type. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Designation: National Statistics Language: English Alternative title: Farm Rent...
 
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Environment
Noise exposure data - England
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The data show the estimated number of people affected by noise from road traffic, railway and industrial sources, based on an annual average 24 hour period for the situation in 2011. The...
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Transport
Road Noise - Lden - England Round 2
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Data indicating the level of noise according to the strategic noise mapping of road sources within areas with a population of at least 100,000 people (agglomerations) and along major...
WMS
 
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Government
Local Authority Collected Waste Management Statistics
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
National, regional and local authority level statistics detailing waste collected and disposed of by local authorities in England, in tonnes, method of collection and method of disposal....
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Environment
The United Kingdom fishing Vessel List
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Marine & Fisheries Agency Statistics releases of lists of current registered UK commercial fishing vessels
XLS
 
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Mapping
Environmental Noise Directive (END) Noise Mapping Noise Mapping Agglomerations England Round 2
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Areas which the Secretary of State considers to be urban (with a population greater than or equal to 100,000 people) where, under the Environmental Noise Directive (Round 2), Defra is...
WMS
 
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