Currently, the majority of our environmental legislation comes from the EU. The clock is ticking towards the day we leave, which will be a pivotal moment for the environment. Westminster and the devolved governments recognise that new institutions will be required to avoid gaps in environmental protection after Brexit and hold those in power to account on their environmental performance.
Read Greener UK's briefing which includes the need for:
- Action across borders
- Ambitious and measurable goals
- Strong principles
- Independent institutions