Government reignites 'no deal' versus 'green Brexit' debate

James S Murray
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Environmental standards are set to be a major point of contention during EU-UK negotiations
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Environmental standards are set to be a major point of contention during EU-UK negotiations

An emboldened Number 10 is to outlaw extending the Brexit transition period beyond the end of 2020, setting up a major row over the future of environmental standards

The government is expected to move swiftly this week to lay the foundations for high stakes trade negotiations with the EU next year, during which environmental issues could prove a major sticking point....

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