Today’s blog outlines the Environment Agency’s response to an investigation by BBC Panorama
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Today we are looking at media coverage around the definition of an XL Bully type dog.
The start of a search for a new National Park is amongst new nature projects announced today.
Today (21 November) there has been media coverage of a report by Surfers Against Sewage which claims 60% of inland swimming spots that they monitored would be classified as ‘poor’ if officially designated as bathing waters. To note, it is …
Today we are responding to coverage of the National Audit Office’s report on resilience to flooding.
Annual price negotiations are ongoing between British Sugar and NFU Sugar on next year’s beet sugar price, with no agreement yet being reached. A Defra spokesperson said: Defra has had further discussion with all parties. The Government recognises the importance …
There has been widespread coverage, including in the BBC following our announcement that the XL Bully type has been added to the list of dogs banned under Dangerous Dogs Act. This means that from 31 December 2023 breeding, selling, advertising, …
Today we are responding to article in the Guardian about English flood defences
Today we are looking at the government response to the EFRA Committee’s report on species reintroduction
Today we are looking at coverage of a consultation launched on Saturday on banning wet wipes that contain plastic.
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Defra in the Media is run by the Defra group Press Office and is our review of Defra group stories in the news.
The blog features a review of our leading media stories, rebuttal of inaccurate comment, and updates about our campaigns and stories.
- Environment Agency response to Panorama investigation December 4, 2023
- Coverage of XL Bully definition December 4, 2023
- New measures to boost access to nature announced November 29, 2023
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