Do ‘serious loopholes’ undermine DEFRA’s landmark Environment Bill?

Just a day after the Queen formally reopened parliament, DEFRA unveiled its long-anticipated Environment Bill, which sets out a legal framework for improving air and water quality, the natural world and waste management after Brexit.

by Simon Pickstone
Boris Johnson has signed a deal with the European Commission, but will concerns about the UK's green governance make it harder to secure a free trade deal after Brexit? Photograph: European Union
Boris Johnson has signed a deal with the European Commission, but will concerns about the UK's green governance make it harder to secure a free trade deal after Brexit? Photograph: European Union

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