Ministerial Duties at Defra George Eustace seems to have retained his previous brief covering food and farming brief and which also includes marine. There is lots of cross over with the water brief on issues like land-use and CAP and catchment management. Rory Stewart   EdieNet: The Department for Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has confirmed […]

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Two perspectives on how the cuts will operate. Guardian  http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jun/04/george-osborne-45bn-savings-plan-whats-being-cut-department-guide Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Adam Vaughan  The environment department has already suffered some of the steepest cuts across Whitehall, with a 30% cut in 2010 against the government average of 19%, followed by a further 10% in 2013, leaving observers wondering what’s […]

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To see the Tidal lagoon Swansea Bay announcements go to http://www.tidallagoonswanseabay.com/ For the local take on this see the South Wales Evening news site: http://www.southwales-eveningpost.co.uk/Chinese-firm-line-300-million-Swansea-Bay-tidal/story-26627140-detail/story.html TLSB announcement on Rock Supply   Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc has announced the appointment of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that […]

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