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  • The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is the government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in the United Kingdom. Concordats set out agreed frameworks for co-operation between it and the Scottish Government, Welsh Government and Northern Ireland Executive, which have devolved responsibilities for these matters in their respective nations. Defra also leads for Britain at the EU on agricultural, fisheries and environment matters and in other international negotiations on sustainable development and climate change, although a new Department of Energy and Climate Change was created on 3 October 2008 to take over the last responsibility. DEFRA has recently been involved in controversial trial badger culls in two areas of England in North Somerset and Gloucestershire. As of the reshuffle of 7 October 2013, the department has not had a Minister of State following the return of David Heath to the backbenches, his replacement Dan Rogerson only having the rank of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State.

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