Update on the Environment Bill

Update on the Environment Bill

The Environment Bill received the second reading in the House of Commons on 28th October 2019.  The revised Bill was introduced to parliament two weeks ago. Criticisms included the absence of provisions for non-regression from existing environmental protection,...
Post Brexit Environment Protection

Post Brexit Environment Protection

Natural England have confirmed in a letter on the 18th October 2019 to the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) that whether we leave the EU with or without a deal the government will continue to uphold international obligations. ...
An Introduction to Natural Capital

An Introduction to Natural Capital

The Defra 25 year environment plan sets out the intention to set gold standards in protecting and growing natural capital and to be a worldwide leader in using this approach as a tool in decision making.  This is intended to feed into the Government’s objective of...