Green watchdog: ‘Truly exceptional’ chair needed to hold government to account

The Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) needs a chair who is capable of securing sufficient government funding and with the acumen to steer the watchdog through a complex political landscape, green groups have said.

by Simon Pickstone
Environment secretary George Eustice has said the OEP chair must be "a strong leader who has the passion and commitment needed to deliver real and lasting change". Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas / Getty Images
Environment secretary George Eustice has said the OEP chair must be "a strong leader who has the passion and commitment needed to deliver real and lasting change". Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas / Getty Images

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