Bill passes Second Reading easily thanks to government's 80-strong majority, marking a major step towards the UK's exit from the EU
EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier warns 'no deal' preparations 'more important than ever before'
Government suffers damaging defeat in Lords over Withdrawal Bill amendments
Witha year to go until the UK leaves the EU, Greener UK coalition slams ministers for failing to back up pledges on post-Brexit environmental safeguards
Environment Secretary says government commitment to improving environment means leaving 'the statute book in a better state than we inherited it'
Latest 'Brexit Risk Tracker' analysis suggests all main areas of environmental policy still under medium or high risk of weaker standards after UK leaves the EU