The Office for Environmental Protection is legally formed17.11.2021
17th November 2021 marks a significant day for the Office of Environmental Protection (OEP) which has now been legally formed. This follows the passing of the Environment Act 2021 by Parliament last week. This is an important step towards the OEP becoming a fully operational and independent organisation, in the New Year, standing ready to hold government and public authorities to account.
Interim CEO appointed for Office for Environmental Protection28.01.2021
The OEP will be a new, independent statutory body with the principal objective of contributing to environmental protection and the improvement of the natural environment.
Dame Glenys Stacey appointed as chair of the Office for Environmental Protection23.12.2020
The Environment Secretary George Eustice has appointed Dame Glenys Stacey as the Chair of the new Office for Environmental Protection (OEP).