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Ex-minister on DEFRA's inner workings, where is the LUF? PLUS The EfW industry responds to Barclay's freeze

Season 2024, Ep. 87

Why does Trudy Harrison think DEFRA has a problem with the office for environmental protection and project delivery? Where is the missing Land Use Framework? And what's been going on this week in policy circles?


Every week, the ENDS team enters the ECO Chamber to discuss the UK's biggest green news stories, and take a forensic look at one of the deep-rooted environmental issues facing us today. For this week's big green news, the team discusses:


  • The ‘Lack of trust’ between DEFRA and the post-Brexit green watchdog, the OEP, according to an exclusive interview with former DEFRA minister Trudy Harrison
  • The search for the missing Land Use Framework. It turns out policy makers don’t have all the answers and may want your help….
  • And wet wipes, gamebirds and wind-turbines, we'll update you for our news-in-brief


For our deep dive, we’ll find out what the energy from waste sector thinks after DEFRA gave the sector a red card on granting environmental permits. 


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