News

Defra news releases 2008

Other years: 2007 Earlier years

February 2008

11 February 2008
New packaging waste recycling targets will deliver greater carbon benefits 41/08

8 February 2008
Information bulletin: extension of Bluetongue restricted zones 42/08
Statistical release: municipal waste management statistics: Provisional Quarter 1 2007/08 37/08

7 February 2008
Revised rates of Hill Farm Allowance for 2008 40/08
Securing water for the future 38/08
Information bulletin: sickness absence statistics, Defra 39/08

5 February 2008
2006 UK results for EU Emissions Trading Scheme published 36/08

4 February 2008
Defra seeks views on new charging scheme for CITES licences 35/08
Benn pledges £34 million to implement Pitt Review recommendations 34/08

1 February 2008
Extension of Bluetongue Restriction Zones 33/08
Legislation introduced for Salmonella National Control Programme 32/08
Avian influenza update: two further swans positive for H5N1 31/08
Compensation for Bovine TB, BSE, Brucellosis and Enzootic Bovine Leukosis 30/08

January 2008

31 January 2008
Defra announce UK farm incomes rise by 8.7 per cent 29/08
UK emissions figures down, but “much more must be done”: Benn 28/08
Statistical Release: Regional sustainable development indicators for the English regions 27/08
Statistical Release: UK climate change sustainable development indicator: 2006 greenhouse gas emissions, final figures 25/08

30 January 2008
Information Bulletin: Avian Influenza Update: Seventh Swan Positive for H5N1 26/08
Dorset Avian influenza epidemiology report published 24/08
Defra announce first results from monitoring the impact of 0 per cent set aside rate 23/08

28 January 2008
Adair Turner appointed to head climate committee 22/08
Single Payment Scheme ’10-month rule’ replaced 21/08
How Women's Land Army veterans can get the recognition they deserve - Benn 19/08

26 January 2008
Information bulletin: Avian influenza update: further swan positive for H5N1 20/08

24 January 2008
Statistical release: Air quality indicator for sustainable development 2007 provisional results 16/08

23 January 2008
Bird registration is retained 18/08
UK welcomes EU climate change proposals 17/08

22 January 2008
Information bulletin: UK Chemicals Stakeholder Forum (UKCSF) announces its new terms of reference

21 January 2008
Information bulletin: Pig meat exports protocol proposal 13/08

20 January 2008
Information bulletin: Avian influenza update: further swan positive for H5N1 15/08

18 January 2008
Information bulletin: Eves Review consultation summary 12/08

16 January 2008
UK manufacturers join consumer electronics efficiency initiative 11/08
Information bulletin: Avian influenza update: further swan positive for H5N1 08/08

15 January 2008
Information Bulletin: Bovine TB Science Advisory Body established 10/08

14 January 2008
Information Bulletin: Phytophthora kernoviae found on Vaccinium 09/08
Encouraging greener living – Defra publishes public attitudes research 07/08

11 January 2008
Waste exports: better protection for developing countries 06/08

10 January 2008
Avian Influenza H5N1 confirmed in wild birds in Dorset 05/08
Geological disposal of radioactive waste - consultation responses published 04/08

9 January 2008
Advice to pregnant women during the lambing season 03/08

7 January 2008
Hilary Benn highlights importance of caring for pets 02/08

4 January 2008
Strong support received for the GB strategy to tackle invasive non-native species 01/08

For earlier material see: 2007 news releases

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs