13 May 2010:
- All current news is now being published on our interim website, rather than here - http://ww2.defra.gov.uk.
- See http://ww2.defra.gov.uk/services/about-site/ for more information
- See nds.coi.gov.uk for older Defra press releases, and for Defra's regional press releases
- Earlier news information is also available on the National Archives website
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.
See nds.coi.gov.uk for previous Defra press releases, 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 Management Organisation
- Veterinary Products Committee
Other Government news releases
News releases from other UK Government Departments are available via nds.coi.gov.uk
Page last modified:
22 May 2010
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