About the Defra in the media blog

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Welcome to the Defra in the Media blog, run by the Press Office at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. It's a place for us to talk about how the work the Department has been doing has been received by our stakeholders and press, and it also gives us a chance to set the record straight where we've been misquoted or misrepresented.

Contacting us

For media enquiries, journalists should call our Press Office on 020 8026 3855 . This media-only line operates Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. Outside of these hours journalists can contact the duty press officer by calling 0345 051 8486.

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