Margaret Read

Head of Water Supply Policy, DEFRA

Margaret Read is currently policy lead for water supply in Defra.  Her policy responsibilities include abstraction, water resource management planning and water supply infrastructure where the team are developing a National Policy Statement.  Margaret is an experienced policy-maker with a career spanning environmental policy at national and regional levels.  Before moving to water supply, Margaret led on access, common land, waterways and landscape policy in Defra.

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