Ministers face ‘embarrassing’ backlash over Environment Bill during COP26

The government faces the embarrassing prospect of a House of Lords-instigated Environment Bill delay while the UK hosts the crucial COP26 climate summit, later this year.

by Conor McGlone
Goldsmith said any peers thinking of delaying the introduction of the environment bill ‘to embarrass the government should think again’. Photograph: Parliament TV
Goldsmith said any peers thinking of delaying the introduction of the environment bill ‘to embarrass the government should think again’. Photograph: Parliament TV

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