Defra hires staff to cope with Brexit challenge

Defra is recruiting staff to focus on the substantial work related to the implications of Brexit, reversing the Whitehall trend of contraction.

It is advertising for new roles including two-year fixed contracts for policy team leaders, offering a £45,690 salary.

A Defra spokesperson said: “Many roles within Defra are now supporting EU exit-related work.

“The department has set up an EU Exit programme to coordinate this work and is identifying and filling vacancies on a rolling basis.”

(Source: Materials Recycling World)

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