Queen’s Speech: Government pledges return of Environment Bill

The new government will go ahead with plans to introduce an environmental watchdog and binding targets on issues such as air pollution, as well as following through on a controversial pledge to examine reforming judicial review, today’s Queen’s Speech confirms.

by Simon Pickstone
The Queen's Speech included pledges to introduce environmental protections to prepare the UK for Brexit. Photograph: Aaron Chown/WPA Pool/Getty Images
The Queen's Speech included pledges to introduce environmental protections to prepare the UK for Brexit. Photograph: Aaron Chown/WPA Pool/Getty Images

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