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WRAP job losses expected in 25% funding cut as Defra budget pressures bite - COMMENT UPDATE

Proposed 25% budget cuts at the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has prompted warnings of staff job cuts and programme reductions. In a letter to staff WRAP chief executive Liz Goodwin explained that the situation was the result of the serious budget pressures faced by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). She said that: Defra has indeed asked us to reduce our budget by a significant amount. The final amount is still to be agreed but Defra have told us ...