Brexit White Paper: Government offers non-regression requirement to maintain high green standards

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Prime Minister Theresa May presented her new Brexit plan to ministers late last week | Credit: Number 10
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Prime Minister Theresa May presented her new Brexit plan to ministers late last week | Credit: Number 10

Insertion of a non-regression requirement in any final agreement was a key ask from environmental campaigners

The government has aceded to a key demand from environmentalists in its Brexit White Paper today, including proposals in the document for a non-regression requirement to ensure the UK does not backslide...

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