New Welsh environmental protection assessor appointed: Long-serving environmental and rural lawyer Dr Nerys Llewelyn Jones has been appointed by the Welsh Government as the interim environmental protection assessor for Wales.

Following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union the temporary position was created.

The Welsh Government will develop a permanent environmental governance oversight body, during the two years Dr Llewelyn Jones who is taking on the new role from 1st March 2021 is in the position.

Complementing the roles of existing regulatory bodies, she will provide the government with advice and recommendations whilst considering issues raised by the public on the functioning of environmental law in Wales.

With extensive experience across the agricultural and environmental sectors in Wales, Dr Llewelyn Jones has her own rural law practice where she serves as a managing partner and is also a Landowner Panel Member of the Agricultural Land Tribunal for Wales and Vice Chair of the Agricultural Law Association.

“I am pleased Dr Llewelyn Jones will be joining us at a time where her expertise and experience will contribute to our understanding as we develop the permanent oversight body for Wales.” said Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs.

“I wish her well in this role.”

New Welsh environmental protection assessor appointed

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