MPs urge DEFRA to be realistic about workload

The environment department should admit that it cannot cope with its workload and list programmes that it can stop, postpone or descope, the Public Accounts Committee has said

Michael Gove asked the committee for advice on the 25-year environment plan.
DIT and Michael Gove's DEFRA have no clear plan for Brexit, according to report

It is unrealistic for DEFRA to deliver work needed to prepare the UK for leaving the EU alongside all its non-Brexit work while also cutting costs, MPs on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said this week.

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