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More than two-thirds of Defra staff moved to Brexit-related roles

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Staff redeployed from other agencies as ex-government adviser says Brexit is bad for environmentMore than two-thirds of all staff employed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) are working on delivering Brexit, according to official figures released by the government.The response to a freedom of information request also shows that 320 staff have been transferred from other parts of Whitehall to help Michael Gove’s department cope with preparations for leaving the EU. Continue reading…

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Author : Toby Helm Political editor

Publish date : 2019-03-30 11:40:44

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