10 things you need to know

Ten of the biggest stories from the past week: Government suffers new Brexit defeat by Lords, Brexit ‘threatens green protections’, judge questions recycling plant EIA, Silvertown tunnel approved despite air fears and Anglesey waste permit refused

Lord Krebs
Lord Krebs speaking in favour of the amendment

1. Lords deal defeat to government over environmental principles

The government has suffered another defeat on its key Brexit bill in the House of Lords after peers voted to pass an amendment which would require environmental principles to be enshrined in UK law through primary legislation.

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