Tag: Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Press release: The UK’s food history revealed through five generations of data

For the first time official records of what people ate and how they survived during rationing have been published by Defra. They show 1940s Brits ate seasonally and bought food from butchers, bakers and grocers rather than supermarkets. Salmon sandwiches,

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Leading Defra’s Data Revolution

This week we will be advertising the exciting, challenging and rewarding role of Deputy Director for Data in Defra on the Civil Service Jobs portal. This role is key for leading Defra’s unique and exciting data transformation programme, building on

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Food, Glorious Food; Data, Marvellous Data!

Last night the Secretary of State for Environment, Elizabeth Truss, launched Great British Food a five year campaign celebrating British food in this country and around the world, tearing down outdated stereotypes about a bland British diet and showing off the

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Environment Agency National Data List

Today we have published our National Dataset List (NDL) on GOV.UK. The NDL details the data we hold across the Environment Agency and which departments are responsible for it. We are publishing this to show some of the data we

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