'Too much wriggle room', 'Absurd caveat' – MPs and peers set out their Environment Bill green lines

As pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Environment Bill gets under way, some MPs and peers have already set their own ‘green lines’. Where will the flashpoints arise?

by Isabella Kaminski
Under scrutiny: environment secretary Michael Gove’s draft Environment Bill has already led to concerns that protections will fall short of those offered by EU rules. Photograph: Ian Forsyth /Getty Images
Under scrutiny: environment secretary Michael Gove’s draft Environment Bill has already led to concerns that protections will fall short of those offered by EU rules. Photograph: Ian Forsyth /Getty Images

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