Brexit won’t undermine chemical regulation, Coffey tells industry

Despite offering reassurance, environment minister Thérèse Coffey was unable to offer much clarity on Brexit at her first meeting with the chemicals sector

Thérèse Coffey's claim that the EU would ban bleach if it was invented today was dismissed by delegates.Environment minister Thérèse Coffey has denied that Brexit will lead to weakened rules governing the chemicals sector, while underlining the government’s support for risk-based regulation.

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