Partial release of Brexit impact studies sparks political backlash

Decision to release Brexit impact studies covering sectors including environmental services in redacted form sparks major row

David Davis under pressure over Brexit reports. Photograph: Tomas Marek/123RFThe partial release of reports showing how Brexit will impact more than 50 sectors of the economy, including waste and water-related environmental services and the electricity market, has sparked a political row, with Brexit secretary David Davis under pressure to reveal more.

An 800-page summary of the documents – which MPs demanded to be published in a vote earlier this month –  has been handed over to the Brexit select committee, but certain sections will not be released.

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