Green groups urge May to take control of food, farming and fisheries for public good

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Green groups urge May to take control of food, farming and fisheries for public good

Environmental protections must be a 'bedrock principle' for Brexit negotiations, say civil society organisations

Prime minister Theresa May's government must ensure that common-sense food, farming and fishing policies are adopted as the UK proceeds with negotiations to leave the EU, a consortium of over 80 food,...

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