Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 26, 2019

Doubts grow over UK environment protection post-Brexit 

The BBC  reports

Doubts are growing about the future protection of the UK’s environment following Brexit.

The Financial Times reported that an official paper shared by ministers proposed to deviate from green standards set by the European Union.

It said the UK was open to significant divergence – even though the Prime Minister has previously promised standards won’t fall.

The government says it “doesn’t recognise” the document – but the paper chimes with a BBC analysis which suggests the green watchdog planned after Brexit may be toothless.

Read full story at Doubts grow over UK environment protection post-Brexit – BBC News


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