Liz Truss in Brussels
Defra secretary Liz Truss has warned that her department faces major cuts when the government unveils its spending plans this autumn. But she played down the prospect that Defra could be abolished altogether. See also: Defra could be disbanded, says Lib Dem peer Ms Truss was giving evidence to MPs on the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee on Wednesday (21 October). As an “unprotected” department, Defra faces a 25-40% budget cut when chancellor George Osborne unveils his spending […]
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