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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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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Terms of Reference for the Interim OEP

07.07.2021

The Interim Office for Environmental Protection existed between 1 July 2021 and 16 November 2021, when the OEP was legally created. Terms of Reference for the Interim OEP were agreed between its Chair, Dame Glenys Stacey, and senior officials at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The terms set out the how the Interim OEP was established as a shadow body, and the role it will played ahead of the OEP being legally established.

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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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Minutes for the 6 October 2020 meeting

06.10.2020

Minutes from the Natural Capital Committee meeting on the 6 October 2020

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Interim response to the 25 Year Environment Plan progress report and advice on a green economic recovery

31.07.2020

The interim response and advice on a green economic recovery document, published in July 2020, sets out the NCC’s interim assessment of the government’s second 25 Year Environment Plan Progress Report. This paper also presents the NCC’s recommendations to government for delivering a green economic recovery.

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