New head of environment must act now!
Following the short posting of Ranil Jayawardena, we welcome Thérèse Coffey as she steps into the role of environment secretary.
And locally … of course we want action on the Wye to be a priority. Specifically, we call on her to take urgent action to set up a fully-funded catchment-wide regulatory body. This agency should have powers to enforce both punitive and positive measures to clean up the Wye.