Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Press

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered am ar 12 Ebrill 2024.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Paymaster General

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what subscriptions to (a) newspapers, (b) magazines and (c) online journals his Department has paid for in each of the last three financial years.

Photo of Mark Spencer Mark Spencer The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The following is a combined list of subscriptions that the Defra Library and Communications have paid for over the last three financial years. Some are in print and some are online. Not everything on the list was purchased in all three years – subscriptions change on demand and to reflect usage. Information on any subscriptions from other team budgets is not held centrally and to obtain it would incur disproportionate costs.

Defra Library purchases magazines and journals for Defra, Animal and Plant Health Agency and Natural England staff to support them in their role. The Communications team purchases newspapers for monitoring the media coverage of issues in Defra’s remit.

Angling Times magazine

Environmental Finance

Lyell Collection

Animal Health Research Reviews

Estates Gazette

Materials Recycling World

Argus Fertilizer Europe

Ethical Consumer

Microbiology Society

Avian Pathology

Executive Support magazine

New Zealand Veterinary


Farmers Guardian

Planning Resource

Bird Study Pack

Farmers Weekly

Privacy and Data Protection


Financial Times

Professional Update

British Archaeology magazine

Fishing News Weekly

Responsible Investor

British Poultry Science

Freedom of Information Journal

Royal Forestry Society

British Wildlife Magazine

Fresh Produce

Sunday Times

Conservation Land Management



Daily Express

Goat Veterinary Journal

The Economist

Daily Mail


The Grocer Magazine

Daily Mirror

Habitats Regulations Assessment

The Sun

Daily Telegraph

Harvard Business Review

The Times

Dairy Industry Newsletter

Horticulture Week

UK Livestock magazine

Dods People and Monitoring


Veterinary Pathology


ICES Journal of Marine Science

Washington Trade Daily

Elsevier Freedom Collection


Water Report

Ends Europe

Inside Housing

Wiley STM Collection

Ends Report

Insurance Post

Yorkshire Post

Ends Waste & Bioenergy

Environment Complete

Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation

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