chapter  6
16 Pages

Environmental Regulation in the UK: Politics, Institutional Change and Public Trust

ByRagnar E Löfs tedt and Tom Horlick-Jones

The Agency must make a real difference to the environment that will last through the next generations. We must therefore carry public opinion with us and be as effective and efficient as the industries we seek to regulate in order to have credibility for this major task. (Environment Agency 1996a).