Government suffers Brexit bill defeat over environmental rules

The government has suffered a defeat on its key Brexit bill after peers backed an amendment that would limit the power of ministers to change existing environmental protections from EU law without the approval of parliament

by Jamie Carpenter
Parliamentary scrutiny of environmental policy could take a different turn following the election of new MPs to the Commons' select committees
Parliamentary scrutiny of environmental policy could take a different turn following the election of new MPs to the Commons' select committees

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