Villiers: ‘There is scope for divergence’ on environmental standards

Environment secretary Theresa Villiers has said there is “scope for divergence” on environmental standards following Brexit, the day after MPs were told that prime minister Boris Johnson is committed to binding environmental non-regression.

by Rachel Salvidge
The environment secretary has now signalled there could be divergence on rules and on standards after Brexit. Photograph: WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto/Getty Images
The environment secretary has now signalled there could be divergence on rules and on standards after Brexit. Photograph: WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto/Getty Images

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