Environment Bill: 10 shortcomings identified by critics

The landmark Environment Bill would make significant changes to a range of green laws and sets out how a new post-Brexit watchdog would enforce environmental rules. But observers have identified a range of shortcomings since its publication. Here are 10 of them.

by James Agyepong-Parsons
The Environment Bill would make significant changes to a range of green laws proposed by DEFRA and its leader Theresa Villiers but critics have already sighted flaws. Photograph: Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto via Getty Images
The Environment Bill would make significant changes to a range of green laws proposed by DEFRA and its leader Theresa Villiers but critics have already sighted flaws. Photograph: Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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