Here you can find Defra's press releases and other news resources:
- Current press releases (national Defra press releases)
- See nds.coi.gov.uk for Defra press releases from 2007 and previous years, and for Defra's regional press releases
We also publish short latest news items, intended for a general website audience, via the website home page - see:
Defra's Press Office provides resources for journalists in the print, broadcast and electronic media wanting information about Defra Ministers and Defra policies.
The Press Office is not responsible for handling general enquiries from the public. If you need to contact the Defra Press Office but do not already know how to, please contact the Defra Helpline in the first instance - see Contacting Defra.
Defra press releases in previous years
- 2009 press releases
- 2008 press releases
- 2009 news stories
- 2008 news stories
- See nds.coi.gov.uk for Defra press releases from 2007 and previous years, and for Defra's regional press releases.
Other Defra bodies
Press releases are separately issued by some Defra bodies including the following:
- Advisory Committee on Pesticides
- Farm Animal Welfare Council
- Marine Fisheries Agency
- Veterinary Products Committee
Other Government news releases
News releases from other UK Government Departments are available via nds.coi.gov.uk
Page last modified:
1 January 2010
Page published: 18 May 2005