Defra's Press Office provides resources for journalists in the print, broadcast and electronic media wanting information about Defra Ministers and Defra policies. Here you can find Defra's news releases, Ministers' speeches and statements and other information about Defra's Ministers, and relevant contact details.
- Current news releases (national Defra news releases)
- See www.gnn.gov.uk for Defra news releases from 2006 and previous years, and for Defra's regional news releases
- Other news releases
We also publish short latest news items, together with longer "focus" articles on topical issues, both intended for a general website audience, via the website home page - see:
- About Defra's Ministers
- Ministers' speeches
- Ministers' statements
- David Miliband's letter to the Prime Minister - "My priorities for Defra", 11 July 2006 (44 KB)
- Prime Minister's letter to David Miliband following his appointment as Secretary of State, May 2006 (60 KB)
- "Contract to end environmental evils" - joint article by David Miliband and Douglas Alexander - published on the BBC website, 25 May 2006
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.
Page last modified:
2 January 2008
Page published: 18 May 2005