Today’s blog sets out the government and Environment Agency response to an investigation update from the OEP.
There have been a number of reports in the media about funding for the Canal and River Trust. The Canal and River Trust (C&RT) is a charity established in 2012 to manage 2,000 miles of inland waterways by capitalising on …
Today, we are looking at coverage following the publication of the House of Commons’ Public Accounts Committee report on Defra’s IT infrastructure.
In today’s blog, we look at the Mail on Sunday’s coverage of our Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill and proposed amendments
There is media coverage in the Times and Daily Express today (2 August) on the government’s expansion of the popular Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) programme to cover every farm in England. The programme – which is a partnership between Defra, …
In today's blog we look at coverage of our announcement of up to £23m to support fishing businesses.
Today we look at media coverage of a Defra consultation to enable the fast-tracking of some supermarket delivery lorries returning to Europe so that they can restock and return, ensuring delays are not introduced into the food supply chain.
Today an interim system for registering complaints against public bodies suspected of failing to meet environmental law has gone live.
This morning there is coverage on the front page of the Yorkshire Post and BBC News of our announcement of the recommendations of an independent review of flood insurance, commissioned by the government following flooding in South Yorkshire last winter.
As part of its ‘Clean Air For All’ campaign, the Times (online) has published an interview with the Environment Secretary Michael Gove and the Health Secretary Matt Hancock. The Times mistakenly claims the Environment Secretary “rejected” the paper’s calls for …