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Defra and WRAP may face £300 million funding cut

At least £300 million of funding for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) could be cut in order to save cash, according to a recent newspaper report. The move could see frontline waste and recycling packages cut down drastically if cuts take place. According to the Guardian, cuts have become necessary at Defra because it has been overwhelmed by huge bills for a series of disasters, from the foot and mouth outbreak ...