MPs warn DEFRA to pick up the pace

The chair of the EFRA Committee has complained to the environment secretary that DEFRA is dragging its heels

Environment secretary Michael Gove chastised for failing to respond to EFRA committeeThe chair of the House of Commons’ Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) has expressed frustration  with the pace of DEFRA’s response to two of its reports.

In two letters to environment secretary Michael Gove, published 17 October, the chairman Neil Parish described the government’s response to two of the committee’s reports as inadequate and disappointing.

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