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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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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Sheep and Goats annual inventory (unpublished)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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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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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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Environment
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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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. The Farm Business Survey (FBS) provides information on the financial, physical and environmental performance of farm businesses in...
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Environment
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
Family Food
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
A report on the Expenditure and Food Survey. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Designation: National Statistics Language: English Alternative title: Family Food
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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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Government
WasteDataFlow - Local Authority waste management
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Statistical data covering collection and recycling of waste based on a quarterly survey from local authorities. This is the entire raw dataset.
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