Defra performance in 2014–15 Contents


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Delivering Defra’s vision

Defra funding and spending

Main areas of spend

Balancing the books

3 Future financial uncertainties

Disallowance penalties: Common Agricultural Policy

Fines for infringements of EU water and air quality regulations

4 Managing threats


Animal and plant diseases

5 Delivering rural priorities

Rural proofing

6 Leading Defra

7 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

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Prepared 14 December 2015