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Defra UK

@DefraGovUK

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Official feed for Defra, UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Please note: we do not respond to queries on social media.

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Joined on June 23, 2009
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @DefraGovUK and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
5 hours
Average replies
27
Average retweets
34
Average likes
52
Tweets with photos
42 / 100
Tweets with videos
37 / 100
Tweets with links
0 / 100

Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

65. in country United Kingdom and category Governmental

176. in country United Kingdom and category Society

And we’re off! It’s Day 1 of the #GreatBritishBeachClean and it’s so exciting to see hundreds of small friends & family #beachcleans taking place all over the UK 🙌 

There’s still plenty of time to join in -> https://t.co/a9CY7rJl4j https://t.co/Ye9HCWKXob

And we’re off! It’s Day 1 of the #GreatBritishBeachClean and it’s so exciting to see hundreds of small friends & family #beachcleans taking place all over the UK 🙌 There’s still plenty of time to join in -> https://t.co/a9CY7rJl4j https://t.co/Ye9HCWKXob

Population growth, land use and climate change have a significant impact on our water environment. The latest water classification results show we must all urgently work together to our waters back to their natural state as soon as possible. Read more: https://t.co/qR4PmNSyg2

It’s #LFW! 👗👖 If you trade fashion items containing protected species, from 1 January 2021 you’ll need to: ✅ Get a GB EORI number ✅ Apply for #CITES documents from @APHAgovuk ✅ Move your specimens via a CITES designated port https://t.co/zP0fjtGlXv #LetsGetGoing https://t.co/38SCJmMpbD

Travel to Europe will change after the transition period. If you are visiting Europe from 1 January 2021, you may need to take extra steps before your trip. 
Be prepared - Read the latest advice on passports, travel insurance, pet travel and driving ⬇️

https://t.co/uRSU2eijZE https://t.co/0TVUYTWNNb

Travel to Europe will change after the transition period. If you are visiting Europe from 1 January 2021, you may need to take extra steps before your trip. Be prepared - Read the latest advice on passports, travel insurance, pet travel and driving ⬇️ https://t.co/uRSU2eijZE https://t.co/0TVUYTWNNb

If your business uses chemicals, you’ll need to follow new regulations under UK REACH from January 2021. Prepare now: https://t.co/abSslLl7C8 #UKREACH #LetsGetGoing https://t.co/zwtEMTJHJ6

Keep the cold out this winter with a government voucher to install 🏠 insulation 🔥 heat pumps ☀️ solar thermal 🖼 double glazing replacing single 🚪 efficient doors 🎛 thermostats Check your eligibility before 30 September 👉 https://t.co/Kv3mw5eDpo #WarmHomesWeek https://t.co/iOD70NRM1F

An Asian hornet nest has been found and destroyed in the Gosport area of Hampshire. 

The #AsianHornet is a serious threat to honey bees and other insect pollinators. Please report any sightings using the Asian Hornet Watch app. 

For further information: https://t.co/O6jaGg5cJl https://t.co/oIgCsN8p9z https://t.co/MTZ69Gcneq

An Asian hornet nest has been found and destroyed in the Gosport area of Hampshire. The #AsianHornet is a serious threat to honey bees and other insect pollinators. Please report any sightings using the Asian Hornet Watch app. For further information: https://t.co/O6jaGg5cJl https://t.co/oIgCsN8p9z https://t.co/MTZ69Gcneq

Today we have announced £546 million funding to help social care providers when their staff are self-isolating. This will extend the Infection Control Fund, supporting employers to pay full wages & enabling staff to work in only one care home to stop #Covid19 spreading. Read🔽

To stop the spread and protect others:

🖐️ Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds.

😷 Wear a face covering in enclosed spaces.

↔️ Make space from people you don’t live with.

https://t.co/spvzz9DEs4

#HandsFaceSpace https://t.co/BYha92Jkji

To stop the spread and protect others: 🖐️ Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds. 😷 Wear a face covering in enclosed spaces. ↔️ Make space from people you don’t live with. https://t.co/spvzz9DEs4 #HandsFaceSpace https://t.co/BYha92Jkji

Let the tractor do the talking!🚜🌟 Feeling super excited as we get closer to #LOFS20. Join our online celebrations showcasing the very best of #British #food and #farming! 🥬🐑🌾🐄👏 https://t.co/QfsPCFN050

If you have #COVID19 symptoms, you must get a test. If you don’t have symptoms, don’t get a test. We all need to play our part to protect the NHS Test and Trace service for those who really need it. Find out if you are eligible: https://t.co/8iitJhe7oT

Today is #WorldOzoneDay2020!☀️

Did you know that it was British scientists who first discovered the Antarctic #ozone hole in the 1980s?

Thanks to the #MontrealProtocol, the ozone layer is gradually recovering. We continue to monitor it through @metoffice @OfficialUoM funding. https://t.co/yqtKKv0NtS

Today is #WorldOzoneDay2020!☀️ Did you know that it was British scientists who first discovered the Antarctic #ozone hole in the 1980s? Thanks to the #MontrealProtocol, the ozone layer is gradually recovering. We continue to monitor it through @metoffice @OfficialUoM funding. https://t.co/yqtKKv0NtS

As we spend more time indoors we need to do whatever we can to protect each other. 🧼 Wash your hands 😷 Wear a face covering 👨 ↔️ 👩 Make space These are the 3 most effective ways to control the spread of #Covid19. If you have symptoms visit: ▶️ https://t.co/W2ZIshMEJG https://t.co/qy7lr73Vzb

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👥 Being a Work Coach is much #MoreThanAJob - Fulfilling - Flexible - A fun environment 🏢 Your local jobcentre is hiring. 💻📱 Make a difference. Apply today to become a jobcentre Work Coach: https://t.co/9QggY2vV8q Salaries start at £27,565 https://t.co/AggkMgOTCM

Meat and dairy producers in Great Britain must take steps before January 2021, to continue exporting to the EU 👉 https://t.co/SqnSzKKMzh #LetsGetGoing https://t.co/3KQBImHdZK

If you are using public transport, you MUST wear a face covering to protect yourself and others. 
 
Make sure it covers your mouth and nose at all times.
 
More information and exemptions:
https://t.co/6Jltlo0YDy https://t.co/DkWsA69336

If you are using public transport, you MUST wear a face covering to protect yourself and others. Make sure it covers your mouth and nose at all times. More information and exemptions: https://t.co/6Jltlo0YDy https://t.co/DkWsA69336

Equine microchipping in England will be compulsory from 1 October. 

Microchipping helps to: 
🐴 find your horse if it's lost or stolen 
🐴 identify an owner if a horse is mistreated 
🐴 track a horse through the food chain 

More information: https://t.co/tuQgpXeWUq https://t.co/wrrloADGmJ

Equine microchipping in England will be compulsory from 1 October. Microchipping helps to: 🐴 find your horse if it's lost or stolen 🐴 identify an owner if a horse is mistreated 🐴 track a horse through the food chain More information: https://t.co/tuQgpXeWUq https://t.co/wrrloADGmJ

There has been widespread coverage of an @RSPB report on @UN’s biodiversity targets. We are committed to a greener future, which is why we are leading the world by setting ambitious goals for biodiversity in our landmark Environment Bill. 🌳 Read 👇 https://t.co/NTxXfdanuz

NEWS: @DefraGovUK £40million Green Recovery Challenge Fund open now for application. Grants from £50k to £5million are available for England based #nature projects to kick-start #GreenRecovery from the #COVID19 pandemic. @NaturalEngland @EnvAgency 

Apply: https://t.co/4y96zEOBSx https://t.co/hG1hqBGQ6Z

NEWS: @DefraGovUK £40million Green Recovery Challenge Fund open now for application. Grants from £50k to £5million are available for England based #nature projects to kick-start #GreenRecovery from the #COVID19 pandemic. @NaturalEngland @EnvAgency Apply: https://t.co/4y96zEOBSx https://t.co/hG1hqBGQ6Z

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