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Environment and rural

We promote and facilitate the delivery of government policies in relation to environmental, rural climate change and energy issues within the region. We do this in cooperation with regional agencies, sub-regional partnerships, local authorities, voluntary sector, industry and the wider rural community.

Government Offices promote sustainable development, protect the environment and help rural areas. We make sure the policies of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) are implemented and properly integrated with the work of other Government departments. More information on the national picture

We work in partnership with these bodies to address the future of farming, develop thriving rural economies and communities, and deliver a countryside for all to enjoy. We also work across the region to coordinate and deliver policy relating to the environment and energy.

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Contact information

Rural, Environment, Climate Change and Energy
Government Office for the North East
Newcastle upon Tyne
tel: 0191 202 3748
fax: 0191 202 3688
email: general.enquiries@gone.gsi.gov.uk

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