Environment Bill ‘falls short’, legal experts tell MPs

A group of environmental law experts have told a cross-party panel of backbench MPs that there are a number of gaps in the draft legislation that sets out how the government intends to maintain environmental standards after the UK leaves the EU

EFRA committee
Dr Viviane Gravey (centre) said it was "problematic" that issues such as climate change and planning are  not included in the bill

A group of environmental law experts have told a cross-party panel of backbench MPs that there are a number of gaps in the draft legislation that sets out how the government intends to maintain environmental standards after the UK leaves the EU.

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