Research reveals ‘huge gap’ in regulatory enforcement

Emma Howard Boyd, the chair of the Environment Agency (EA), has said her organisation “does not have the resources it needs” to effectively protect the environment, in response to new research which has highlighted a “huge gap” in UK regulatory enforcement capacity.

by Conor McGlone
The report finds that EA enforcement activity has been falling overall since 2014. Photograph: Environment Agency
The report finds that EA enforcement activity has been falling overall since 2014. Photograph: Environment Agency

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