No-deal Brexit would be ‘assault’ on environment, lawyers told

A no-deal Brexit would amount to a direct assault on environmental regulation, a delegation of lawyers has heard.

Speaking at UKELA’s annual conference this weekend, chair of environmental think tank E3G Tom Burke noted that the two candidates vying to be the next prime minister - Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt - “have made exactly the same promise, that they will somehow get a deal through parliament and if they don’t, they will leave with no-deal”.

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