Brexit deal: EU ‘kicks the can’ on securing green protections

The UK would not be required to uphold EU environmental rules after Brexit under the terms of a new deal, with ‘level playing field’ provisions moved to a non-binding political declaration

by Simon Pickstone
Joseph Muscat, Maltese PM; Boris Johnson, UK PM; Peter Pellegrini, Slovak PM at the European Council 17 October (Image: European Union)
Joseph Muscat, Maltese PM; Boris Johnson, UK PM; Peter Pellegrini, Slovak PM at the European Council 17 October (Image: European Union)

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