Does Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan trash environmental protections?

Whatever the ultimate fate of Boris Johnson’s first stab at securing a withdrawal deal with the EU, it has at least drawn up clear battle lines over where environmental policy is heading under his premiership. If Brexit wasn’t about the environment when we voted in the referendum in 2016, it is now.

by James Fair
Will Johnson's deal crush existing green safeguards? Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Will Johnson's deal crush existing green safeguards? Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

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