Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Renew Programme case study
In response to widespread public and media critisism following high-profile failings, DEFRA launched "Renew"; one of the largest and most complex Public Sector reform programs ever undertaken.
The program has allowed DEFRA to improve it sresponsiveness and provide better, more cost effective solutions. It has also has helped it meet new demands from the government. In the recent fiscal downturn, DEFRA was well-prepared to respond to budget cuts as its flexible structure allowed it to redeploy and reconfigure its resources more easily than most central government departments.