Is now a good time to review DEFRA’s ‘fragmented and complex’ agencies?

“Fragmented and complex” – DEFRA’s own assessment of its arm’s length bodies (ALBs) is likely to lead to a review of the group structure, according to the Nature Recovery white paper.

by Catherine Early
Environment secretary George Eustice leaving Downing Street
George Eustice: has ordered review of DEFRA's arm's length bodies (Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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