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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Families

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 17926, tabled on 26 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what training her Department has provided to staff on the family test; what other steps she has taken to raise awareness of the family test among staff of her Department; and if she will make a statement.

Answered on

4 December 2015

Defra has a team leading on the Family Test who collaborate with the Department for Work and Pensions. The team work closely with staff across the Department to raise awareness, following the guidance on the family test issued by DWP.