Owen Paterson’s speech to Royal Society on Natural Capital Committee

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Environment Secretary Owen Paterson spoke at a Natural Capital Committee (NCC) event at the Royal Society on Monday 26th November. He talked about the role and work of the committee, the importance of balancing and complementing the environment, as well as the need for economic growth. The NCC advises the Government on how to ensure England's natural wealth is managed efficiently and sustainably to unlock opportunities for sustained prosperity and well-being.