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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Database of registered common land in England
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The commons database has been developed over a ten-year period up until 2000. The database was originally designed as rudimentary day-to-day working tool for storing data generated from...
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Environment
Sensitive areas currently identified in the UK under the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive since 1994
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
This lists current designations of sensitive areas identified under the urban waste water treatment directive across the UK. Environmental waters are designated as sensitive areas where...
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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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Sheep and Goats annual inventory (unpublished)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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Environment
Index of the UK population of wild birds - Individual species indices
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
UK wild bird populations is now available from here: https://data.gov.uk/dataset/wild_bird_populations Index of the UK population of wild birds - Individual species indices
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Transport
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. Attribution statement:
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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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Environment
WRF (Weather Research Forecast) modelled meteorological data
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
10x10km UK grids and 50x50km European grids of various meteorological parameters including wind speed, direction and surface temperature. Maps produced daily for up to 3 days ahead as...
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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. Designation: Official Statistic Alternative title: Agricultural Market Reports...
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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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Pesticide Residues in Food
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The data set shows pesticide residues in 5 different food types: beans with pods; grapes; okra; potato; and prepared fresh fruit, plus a summary table. The UK carry out a national...
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