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Myra Hunt, Joint Chief Digital Officer

Joint Chief Digital Officer for the Defra group

Nominated to be a Flood and Coast 2019 ‘Digital Dragon’: there’s an honour

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I’m looking forward to being with dragons - no sadly nothing to do with Game of Thrones - but instead, taking part in the Flood and Coast 2019 ‘Digital Dragons' competition. Something of an honour and a privilege I have to say.

An agile approach to water abstraction licences

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Taking fresh water from any natural source is called "abstraction". Most people or organisations who want to abstract more than 20,000 litres of water per day from any single water source in England have to apply for a licence from …

Change is hard, but better than not changing at all

Custom software created using Kirona

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) is one of Defra's delivery bodies. It is responsible for safeguarding animal and plant health for the benefit of people, the environment and the economy. Part of its work involves inspecting all sorts …