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Defra to get £4 billion a year by 2010

The budget for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) will rise from £3.5 billion to nearly £4 billion a year by 2010. Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling announced in his 2007 Pre-Budget Report that there will be £2 billion worth of funding provided through the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) to help local authorities invest in more sustainable waste management options. PFI credits for local authority waste projects will rise from £280m in 2007/08 ...