Brexit: Concerns over green safeguards as MEPs prepare to examine UK trade deal

Environmental groups in London and Brussels have warned that the post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and the EU may fail to ensure green standards are upheld despite including a commitment not to undermine existing protections.

by Simon Pickstone
Ursula von der Leyen attends a Brexit signature ceremony in Brussels on 30 December (Photo by Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)
Ursula von der Leyen attends a Brexit signature ceremony in Brussels on 30 December (Photo by Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)

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