Brexit could lead to significant environmental deregulation, finds report

A hardline Brexiter element of the Conservative party, which is calling for a rejection of excessive government intervention, could lead to a watering down of environmental regulation and weakening of environmental impact assessments as the UK leaves the EU, suggests a report from the Royal Town Planning Institute

Michael Gove at EAC hearing
Michael Gove has suggested theĀ Habitats and Birds Directives impose unnecessary constraints

A hardline Brexiter element of the Conservative party, which is calling for a rejection of excessive government intervention, could lead to a watering down of environmental regulation and weakening of environmental impact assessments as the UK leaves the EU, suggests a report from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).

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