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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Environment
Water usage in agriculture and horticulture
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The results in this statistical notice are split into four sections covering: (i) water sources; (ii) water usage for irrigation; (iii) water usage for various activities (including...
 
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Environment
Natural England INSPIRE WMS Service
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
This WMS service represents a combined service of 11 datasets that make up Annex I & II dataset Natural England is supplying as part of INSPIRE directive. The datasets are...
 
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Environment
Sustainable Development Indicators in your pocket
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
This National Statistics booklet presents and assesses the indicators - measures of everyday concerns including health, housing, jobs, crime, education and our environment. Source...
 
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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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England Biodiversity Strategy Indicators
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Publication of the England Biodiversity Strategy Indicators (now renamed: Strategy for England’s Wildlife and Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity 2020 indicators: 2012 assessment’ ). Builds...
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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
Environmental Liability Incidents Recorded by UK Regulators
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Environmental Liability: spreadsheets providing information about the number and type of incidents recorded by UK regulators during 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009 under legislation...
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Environment
Register of quota holdings Fixed Quota Allocation (FQA register)
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The FQA (Fixed Quota Allocation) Register is a list of fishing vessel licence and entitlement holders who hold FQA units. Details are given of the FQA units attributable to each licence...
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UK INSPIRE Monitoring Indicators Report
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The UK INSPIRE Monitoring Indicators Report provides information on UK progress towards implementation and use of the INSPIRE infrastructure. It is a statutory requirement for member...
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Environment
Government Major Projects Portfolio data for Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Each government department publishes detailed information about projects on the Government Major Projects Portfolio (GMPP). This September 2014 GMPP data is published in support of the...
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