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
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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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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Business & Economy
Agricultural Price Index
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Notes: Prices received by producers for agricultural products (excludes subsidies) and prices paid by producers for agricultural inputs. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural...
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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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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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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
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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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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Agriculture in the United Kingdom
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Reports on matters relating to price support for agricultural produce, developments in agricultural and environmental policy. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs...
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Environment
UK-AIR ambient air quality data
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
UK-AIR (Air Information Resource) webpages providing in-depth information on air quality and air pollution in the UK. A range of information is available, from the latest pollution...
 
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Environment
UK Statistics on Waste
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The topics covered in this release are: Waste from households - UK and country level data (2010-14) Biodegradable municipal waste (BMW) sent to landfill - UK and country level data...
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