Green sector warns of 'downgrading' of the precautionary principle

DEFRA’s environmental principles policy statement has been attacked as being substantially weaker than the legal principles which underpinned environmental protections before Brexit, with green groups warning of a “downgrading” of the precautionary principle.

by Tess Colley
Cormorant birds perched on a tree
Cormorant birds perched on a dead tree. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

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