This parliamentary debate was a significant moment for the UK’s environment

It’s so often the case that environmental issues are overlooked in parliament, squeezed in time and overshadowed by other priorities. But last night saw something rather special: three hours of uninterrupted parliamentary debate on the environment in which politicians from all parties were competing to speak and make and seek commitments about future environmental protection. In advance of the debate

MPs’ scrutiny of the Withdrawal Bill is crunch time for the environment

As Greener UK has already highlighted, the EU (Withdrawal) Bill is crucial in ensuring the protection of the UK’s environment. So we will be on high alert when MPs begin their detailed scrutiny of the bill in a little over a week. It has some major deficiencies, including the omission of the environmental principles which underpin many of our strongest