The Prime Minister has announced that the Government will bring forward the first Environment Bill in over 20 years. This builds on the 25 Year Environment Plan, setting out what they are doing to improve the environment for the next generation.
The new Bill will incorporate action on air quality into a wider Environment Bill that will look at a range of issues. The Prime Minister said that the Bill would set out to address some of the opportunities post Brexit to protect the environment”.
The new bill is intended to build on the vision set out in the 25 Year Environment Plan to leave the environment in a better state for future generations. For more information click here