24 May 2022
Following the announcement of of 91,000 job cuts in the civil service over the next three years, Defra has announced it is imposing a recruitment freeze for 3 months in Defra, RPA, APHA, VMD, CEFAS as well as potentially in FC and OFWAT.
13 May 2022
Efra group position on today's permanent secretary message following the announcement of 91,000 job cuts across the civil service.
11 May 2022
Government plans to restore nature and halt the decline in species in the UK do not address the cliff edge we face in protecting and enhancing the natural environment, says PCS in response to a Defra consultation.
6 May 2022
PCS has concerns about the update on the Pay Flexibility Case, which will cover Defra, RPA, APHA and VMD, that has been published on the Defra intranet.
21 January 2022
We have submitted our 2022 pay claim to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which seeks to address levels of disparity and inequality that are completely unacceptable and are in urgent need of redress.