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William Cockbain and Professor David Macdonald have been appointed to the Board of Natural England, the body responsible for enhancing and managing the natural environment, by Richard Benyon, Natural Environment and Marine Minister. William Cockbain and Professor Macdonald are appointed with effect from 1 October 2011 for three years. Each will receive a remuneration of £12,136 [...]
A consultation on the proposal to abolish the Inland Waterways Advisory Council (IWAC) has been launched by Defra.
Professor Christopher Gilligan has been appointed as Chair of Defra’s Science Advisory Council by Lord Henley. Seven other members have been appointed to the Council.
Professor William Reilly has been appointed Chair of the Veterinary Products Committee (VPC), which advises the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD).
Defra has published information about UK Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments made to ‘legal’ persons between 16 October 2008 and 15 October 2010 under all CAP schemes. EU legislation requires each Member State to publish CAP payment information relating to ‘legal’ persons on a single website. ‘Legal’ persons include: registered companies (i.e. private companies limited [...]
Dr Clive Elphick has been appointed to the Board of the Environment Agency by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman, while Dr Ruth Hall's term on the Board has been extended.
Professor Pete Borriello has been appointed as Defra’s new Chief Executive of the Veterinary Medicines Directorate.
Defra has today launched a consultation on proposals for reforming the registration system for town and village greens. The Government recognises that village greens play an important part in community life and England’s heritage. The proposals in this consultation will not prevent the protection of any existing registered greens and any changes to the registration [...]
Defra’s draft National Policy Statement on the provision of major new infrastructure for Hazardous Waste has been published today for consultation.
A consultation on including proposed major sewers within the existing planning process for major infrastructure projects has been launched by Defra today.