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Office for Environmental Protection

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN HL13705, tabled on 25 February 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration has been given to provisionally establishing the Office for Environmental Protection ahead of the passage of the Environment Bill.

Answered on

11 March 2021

On 1 March we announced that from July, the Office for Environmental Protection, which is to be headquartered in Worcester, will be set up in an interim, non-statutory form, providing independent oversight of the Government's environmental progress and accelerating the foundation of the full body.