Why do secrecy clauses underpin the Office for Environmental Protection?

Critics of clauses in the Environment Bill that would prevent the new Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) from disclosing information related to its investigations are calling for the government to answer key questions about why they were put into the legislation.

by Wil Crisp
The clauses were debated in the House of Lords. Photograph: Wayne Harrison / Pixabay
The clauses were debated in the House of Lords. Photograph: Wayne Harrison / Pixabay

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