Truss confirms Environment Agency’s regulation and enforcement role

The environment secretary has told MPs it is important to protect the Environment Agency’s regulatory function, but dismissed calls to remove its flooding duties

by Isabella Kaminski
Truss says it is 'very important” to protect the Environment Agency's regulatory function. Photograph: Gareth Milner/CC BY 2.0
Truss says it is 'very important” to protect the Environment Agency's regulatory function. Photograph: Gareth Milner/CC BY 2.0

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