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
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 UK Renewable Energy STATISTICS database
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
RESTATS, contains performance statistics on all relevant renewable energy sources in the United Kingdom.
 
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Spending
Spend over £25,000 in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
A monthly-updated list of all financial transactions spending over £25,000 made by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, as part of the Government's commitment to transparency in expenditure....
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Environment
Environmental Damage Statistics
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Environmental Liability: spreadsheet providing information about the number and type of incidents recorded by UK regulators during 2013 under legislation transposing the Environmental...
 
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Environment
Slaughter Statistics
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Presents statistics on the slaughter of cattle, sheep and pigs, dressed carcase weights and meat production. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Designation: National...
 
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Organogram and staff pay data for Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
A list of most Senior Civil Service posts in the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency including title, contact details, their line manager, and where disclosed, the name of...
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Environment
Air Quality Indicators
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The indicators measure annual levels of pollution from particulates (PM10) and ozone (O3), the two pollutants thought to have the greatest health impacts, along with the number of days of...
 
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Environment
Ramsar sites
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
A Ramsar site is the land listed as a Wetland of International Importance under the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat (the Ramsar...
 
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Spending
Exceptions to Cross-Government moratoria on spend in Defra
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
This dataset is a list of those items of spend that have been allowed in Defra since the announcement (24 May 2010) of five cross-government moratoria: ICT spend above £1m; Advertising...
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Environment
June Survey of Agriculture and Horticulture, UK
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The June survey of Agriculture and Horticulture is an annual survey which collects detailed information on arable and horticultural cropping activities, land usage, livestock populations...
 
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Environment
Emissions of air pollutants
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Presents results from the National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (NAEI) for UK emissions. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Designation: National Statistics...
 
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