‘Licence to kill’: EA officers to be given powers to break the law

A bill that would give undercover Environment Agency (EA) officers a licence to commit crimes has passed its third reading in parliament.

by Conor McGlone
Under the new bill undercover EA officers will technically be able to break the law. Photograph: Environment Agency
Under the new bill undercover EA officers will technically be able to break the law. Photograph: Environment Agency

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