European Commission: Brexit withdrawal agreement must include environmental protections

Securing a backstop arrangement on the Irish border would require the UK to sign up to a non-regression clause on environmental standards, European Commission officials told member states on Friday, according to sources consulted by the Financial Times

by Simon Pickstone
Martin Callanan
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