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NameDepartment for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra)
DescriptionThe Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is a government department in the UK which makes policy and legislation, and works with others to deliver policies in - areas such as the natural environment, biodiversity, plants and animals, sustainable development and the green economy, food, farming and fisheries, animal health and welfare, environmental protection and pollution control and rural communities and issues.
Although Defra works directly in England, they work closely with the devolved administrations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and generally lead on negotiations in the EU and internationally
Date of Last Review06/01/2011