Brexit progress good news for green economy, say campaigners

Madeleine Cuff
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Theresa May has struck an agreement that will allow the UK to move on to the next phase in Brexit talks | Credit: Arno Mikkor (EU2017EE)
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Theresa May has struck an agreement that will allow the UK to move on to the next phase in Brexit talks | Credit: Arno Mikkor (EU2017EE)

Talks can now proceed to trade discussions after agreement campaigners believe raises the chances of government delivering a green Brexit

Following a week of high drama in the Brexit negotiations the UK has finally struck an agreement that will allow it to move on to phase two of the talks, Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission...

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