Tag Archives: Defra

Wildlife and Countryside Link informs Defra’s spending decisions

The Wildlife and Countryside Link have produced a paper which sets out the Link’s thoughts on how Defra might be able to reduce its budget whilst supporting the key aims outlined in the coalition programme. The paper covers the following topics: Principles for decision making; Front line services which need to be protected; Different ways [...]

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Defra responds to the public’s comments on the Coalition Programme

The Coalition: Our Programme for Government was opened to public comment on 20 May 2010.  Defra’s response to the public comments on the section on environment, food and rural affairs was published on 30 July 2010, and can be found half way down this page.  The three main areas commented on were hunting with dogs, [...]

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Defra’s Structural Reform Plan launched

Defra has published its draft Structural Reform Plan. Structural Reform Plans are being used by the Coalition Government to make departments accountable for the implementation of the reforms set out in the Coalition Agreement. Defra’s Structural Reform Plan sets out three departmental priorities: to support and develop British farming and encourage sustainable food production; help [...]

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Joint Ministerial and third sector taskforce report launched

Following on from this post, the report on the joint Ministerial and Third Sector Task Force on Climate Change, the Environment and Sustainable Development was formally launched at an event at the the Commonwealth Club this evening (9/3/10).  The event was chaired by Stephen Hale of Green Alliance and featured updates from members of the Task Force, [...]

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