The Environment Agency is part of Defra, (UK Government Department).
We support the Defra Group Business Plan for 2017-18 to 2019-20, Creating a great place for living.
Our Action Plan sets out our 3 main objectives for what we want to achieve:
a cleaner, healthier environment which benefits people and the economy
a nation better protected against natural threats and hazards, with strong response and recovery capabilities
higher visibility, stronger partnerships and local choices