Brexit could be good for UK environment, says top government adviser

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Brexit could be good for UK environment, says top government adviser

Dieter Helm says withdrawal from common agricultural policy could safeguard natural world

Britain's withdrawal from the EU's common agricultural policy (CAP) provides one of the few bright spots of Brexit, and if replaced with new legislation could help to restore some of the country's degraded...

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