The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Concordats set out agreed frameworks for co-operation between it and the Scottish Government, Welsh Government and Northern Ireland Executive, which have devolved responsibilities for these matters in their respective nations.

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Overview of the UK's cancer research infrastructure and the advantages of investing in the UK's life science sector to develop new treatments.
A register of charities which have notified the Commission that they have merged with or transferred their assets to another charity.
The remit of the Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group has been expanded to provide independent review of the use of large data sets by the department.
Details of Innovate UK funding competition winners informed in 2018.
These Regulations are made to amend pension arrangements for teachers that are no longer appropriate as a result of the UK leaving the EU in the event of no deal. These Regulations relate to the participation of schools located in EU member states and belonging to the Council of British International Schools (COBIS), and teachers employed by those schools, in the England and Wales Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS).