RSPB warns of threat to UK habitat protection laws under next Prime Minister

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Charity fears laws originally derived from the EU, including the Habitats Regulations, could be axed under Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak

Vital laws that protect nature and habitats in England that have their routes in EU legislation could be under threat under the next Prime Minister, wildlife charity the RSPB has warned. With the Conservative...

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