Withdrawal Agreement Bill could set a course for green divergence, critics fear

The Withdrawal Agreement Bill, presented in parliament yesterday, could lock the UK into negotiating a Canada-style free trade agreement with the EU that places less emphasis on environmental protections, observers claim.

by Simon Pickstone
Prime minister Boris Johnson addresses parliament after the Queen's Speech. Photograph: UK Parliament
Prime minister Boris Johnson addresses parliament after the Queen's Speech. Photograph: UK Parliament

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