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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Sheep and Goats annual inventory (unpublished)
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Records of the number of sheep and goats kept on individual premises and the purpose they are kept for e.g. meat, wool, dairy etc. Additional information held includes the County Parish...
 
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Average temperature and total rainfall in England and Wales
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Average temperature and total rainfall in England and Wales : 1845 to 2012. Annual and seasonal outflow and rainfall estimates for the United Kingdom and its component countries since...
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Towns & Cities
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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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.
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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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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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Farming Statistics
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Structure of the farming industry including crop areas, yields and production, livestock populations, detailed labour force figures and diversification activity for England and the United...
 
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Environment
Wild Bird Populations in the UK
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Bird populations have long been considered to provide a good indication of the broad state of wildlife in the UK. This is because they occupy a wide range of habitats and respond to...
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Environment
Fruit and vegetable wholesale prices
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
These publications give the average wholesale prices of selected home-grown horticultural produce. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Designation: National...
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Environment
Survey of public attitudes and behaviours towards the environment
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
People’s reported attitudes and behaviours towards key environmental issues, such as energy use, climate change, water use, waste, transport and the natural environment. Source agency:...
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Environment
Emissions of air pollutants
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
This publication covers UK emissions of sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), non methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs), ammonia (NH3) and particulate matter (PM10 and PM...
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Environment
Farm Rents
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Estimates of average farm rent prices by farm type. The Farm Business Survey (FBS) provides information on the financial, physical and environmental performance of farm businesses in...
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