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Boyd said he has helped to develop a "increasing appreciation of the embeddedness and the importance of science in Defra".
Three government departments collaborated to organise a major international conference on illegal wildlife trade in London last month. Conference director Andrew McCulloch explains how they did it
Watchdog says rapid timescale lacked “economic assessment of its implications”, ramping programme’s complexity and cost
As part of our series profiling up-and-coming leaders in the civil service, Marsha Osivwemu, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’s natural environment portfolio head, tells Beckie Smith how she defied her own expectations to climb the ranks of central government and how she’s pulling up others behind her
Environment secretary set to stay on at department but report outlines scale of tasks ahead
Concerns over statutory work as hundreds of civil servants are redeployed
Civil servants need to go "back to basics" on spending and record keeping, watchdog says
Penelope Endersby becomes agency’s first female boss seven months after Rob Varley quits
Ensuring staff are equipped to deak with huge workload is also an 'anxiety', says Clare Moriarty
Rollout of equipment in the early stages but come in response to a growing number of abusive incidents during site inspections
Lord Deben is as intrepid and combative an advocate for the environment as anyone concerned about climate change could want. Better known as John Gummer, the former environment minister and now chair of the Committee on Climate Change tells Geoffrey Lyons why the UK’s current climate trajectory is worrying, and how it will be affected by Trump and Brexit.
Consultation analysis underscores weight of organised opposition to Cameron-era proposals ditched by May regime
The 2017 Commercial Award went to a team who supported "22 feisty local authorities" to reduce waste through innovative technology and collaborative working. Naomi Larsson finds out more
New digital services will help Defra protect against environmental hazards and improve communication, it said
Initial planning was “optimistic”, resulting in missed milestones, report finds
Quartet of unions calls on body’s board members to assert their independence and ignore Treasury guidance to limit pay rises to 1-1.5%.
Sources warn of danger that doubling charge to 10p ‘looks like profiteering'
Northern Ireland's attorney general John Larkin is seeking “authoritative guidance” on decisions that can be taken by officials in absence of ministers
Natural Resources Wales has had its accounts qualified three times over “unlawful” contracts with a sawmill
Prospect union says non-departmental public body should not be subject to Treasury guidance for government departments
NICS challenge over High Court ruling to overturn incinerator planning decision rejected by Court of Appeal
Proposals include annual statement setting out the current state of fish stocks "based on the latest scientific evidence"
Committee on Climate Change report found reductions in greenhouse gas emissions have stalled in past five years
Team that delivered the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting will continue to exist to support Theresa May as chair in office