Deregulation drive has crippled progress towards UK's environmental goals, study argues

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Water quality, air quality, nature protection, and the decarbonisation of the housing sector have all been damaged by deregulation and the erosion of enforcement capacity, according to a damning new report from Unchecked UK

Environmental deregulation has comprehensively failed to deliver the efficiency and cost-savings promised by successive governments as part of an ideological drive to cut red tape. That is the headline...

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