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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Departmental Records

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN HL16609, tabled on 24 June 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government where the historic records of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and its predecessor departments are stored and kept other than in the National Archives.

Answered on

4 July 2019

Defra and its predecessor departments send selected records to The National Archives for permanent preservation. Files identified by Defra as public records but not yet available at The National Archives (in the process of preparation and transfer) are located with Defra’s Records Appraisal Team at Lion House, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 2PF.