Energy & Environment
Environment secretary also reveals rising number of secondments from Natural England
Interim secretariat of 16 civil servants won't fulfil all of planned regulator's functions, environment secretary tells MPs
Consultation seeks views on whether the UK should develop its own infrastructure finance institution after Brexit
Devolved administration perm sec requests oversight from Michael Gove's proposed Office for Environmental Protection
Committees endorse government's choice to lead environmental protection agency but tell Defra to "learn lessons" from recruitment round
Committee chair Rachel Reeves said BEIS had been “too passive” in ensuring suppliers address problems with the rollout
Public Accounts Committee demands clarity on how Whole of Government Accounts will present EU exit spending
UK Supreme Court rejects request for NI attorney general for clarification on powers, saying they should be addressed in court case.
Cross-departmental plan intends to cut the societal cost of pollution by £5.3bn by 2030
Committee also calls on government to embed UN sustainable development goals in departmental plans
Committee chair Rachel Reeves urged the regulator Ofgem to take harsher action against suppliers that don't fulfil their obligations under the programme.
The COO must have the "drive and vision to lead transformation across a diverse and dispersed group of organisations", the job ad says