Actions to protect the environment produce benefits such as:
- housing - through improved energy efficiency of buildings
- social progress - through action to combat fuel poverty
- economic growth - through more efficient use of resources, such as
re-use, recycling and recovery of waste.
Government Offices have the key role of communicating the Government's
environmental and sustainable development policies to a wide range of
organisations and individuals. We co-ordinate regional activity, working in
partnership with other regional organisations including the Regional
Development Agencies, the regional offices of the Environment Agency, other
governmental agencies and non-governmental organisations.
We also assist with the development of Government departments' policies
through ensuring the regional perspective is championed at Government