Defra and Civil Society

RSA Event

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RSA House, London

  • Climate change
  • Community engagement
  • Science

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson MP visits the RSA to make an important speech on the role of civil society in achieving the Government's objectives for Defra. He is joined by Dame Helen Ghosh, Director General, National Trust and Steve Wyler OBE, Chief Executive, Locality

 

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson MP visits the RSA to make an important speech on the role of civil society in achieving the Government's objectives for Defra. 

This special event, organised by Defra's Civil Society Advisory Board and the RSA, includes responses from leading voluntary sector and community voices to a first speech by the Coalition Government's Environment Secretary on civil society, and will provide plenty of opportunity for audience participation.

Speaker: The Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP, Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Respondents: Dame Helen Ghosh, Director General, National Trust

Steve Wyler OBE, Chief Executive, Locality

Chair: Matthew Taylor, RSA chief executive.

You can download the speech as a pdf from today's event.

 

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