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Budget cuts of up to 30% at Defra have massive implications for farmers, industry leaders have warned. Defra is one of four government departments to agree spending cuts averaging 30% over four years. The deal comes ahead of this month’s comprehensive spending review, which is due to be unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne on 25 November. See also: Disease surveillance fears after Defra agrees budget cut Government departments have been told to prepare for cuts of 25-40% over the next […]
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