10 key things that happened this week

Ten of the biggest stories from the past week: Natural England chair admits regulator has lost its independence, First-of-a-kind solar farm application submitted to inspectorate, Gove SpAd quits over DEFRA, Brexit withdrawal agreement ‘on shaky ground’, Pro-deregulation MPs say Habitats Directives should be protected...

Andrew Sells Natural England
Andrew Sells, outgoing chair of Natural England

Natural England chair admits regulator has lost its independence from DEFRA

The outgoing chair of Natural England has told a House of Commons committee that the organisation has “lost too much freedom” and that cuts have had a “destabilising effect”, making it “very hard to run”.

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