Reports and publications

Reports and publications

The OEP is committed to being an open and transparent body that shares its knowledge and data with others. We will regularly publish information about our organisation and its findings on the environment.

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Interim OEP consultation response on amending the Civil Procedure Rules to establish environmental review

13.08.2021

The Interim OEP has responded to Defra’s consultation on amending the Civil Procedure Rules to allow for environmental review.

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Second Complaint Report of the Interim Environmental Governance Secretariat

15.07.2021

Report of complaints received by the Interim Environmental Governance Secretariat between 1 January 2021 and 30 June 2021.

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Governance Framework of the Interim OEP

15.07.2021

The Interim OEP Board has agreed its Governance Framework, which sets out how it will work to high standards of corporate governance and how it will make its decisions. It adopted this Governance Framework in July 2021.

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Terms of Reference for the Interim OEP

07.07.2021

Terms of Reference to set up the Interim Office for Environmental Protection have been agreed between the Chair, Dame Glenys Stacey, and senior officials at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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Advice on the draft environmental principles policy statement

06.07.2021

The Interim Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) has provided advice on Defra's draft environmental principles policy statement, following a request from Environment Minister Rebecca Pow.

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IEGS Complaint Report 1 January – 31 March 2021

01.04.2021

From 1 January 2021, the Interim Environmental Governance Secretariat (IEGS) has received complaints about suspected failures, by public authorities, to comply with environmental law.

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The Green Book guidance: embedding natural capital into public policy appraisal

30.11.2020

This 2020 paper sets out the NCC’s advice to government on Green Book guidance. It considered how to include natural capital, ecosystem services and the value of these into policy appraisals.

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Natural Capital Committee end of term report

02.11.2020

This is the final report published by the Natural Capital Committee before it closes at the end of November 2020. It records all the work the Committee undertook over its 2 terms (2012 – 2020).

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Final response to the 25 Year Environment Plan progress report

30.10.2020

This report, published in October 2020, sets out the NCC’s natural capital asset-based framework for assessing progress against the 25 Year Environment Plan. It shows how to apply this framework to independently scrutinise progress, laying the foundation for the OEP to undertake this role from 2021.This report also highlights the priority areas the government should focus on to reverse declines in our natural assets.

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