Posts Tagged ‘defra’

DEFRA asleep to GMO risk

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Dr Julia Reid MEP, UKIP’s spokesperson for the Environment, has expressed concern over the incursion of genetically modified plants into the UK (more…)

Cumbria flooding: Government plans to cut DEFRA funding questioned by Green Party

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Green Party says flood defence funding is inadequate


Green Party calls for urgent inquiry into scale of cuts to DEFRA and Environment Agency

Monday, February 10th, 2014

The Green Party has today called for an urgent inquiry into exactly what the scale of cuts has been to both DEFRA and the Environment Agency. (more…)

UK's Protected Food Names Boost EU Economy And Increase Jobs

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

More than 60 unique British foods have now achieved protected status to help safeguard these iconic products and deliver a major boost to the economy. (more…)

Former diplomat warns Coalition’s domestic ‘own goals’ risk Britain’s influence on climate change abroad

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Speech reveals DEFRA has cut climate change adaptation team from 38 staff to 6

Ahead of International climate negotiations and the game-changing Energy Bill vote on 3rd June, former Special Representative for Climate Change, John Ashton CBE, gave (more…)

SE England now in a state of drought

Monday, February 20th, 2012

With recent reports that flooding has become the UK’s biggest environmental risk we now see that the Environment Agency has officially added parts of the South East of England to those in the East already in a state of drought. (more…)

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