The Environment Act

The Environment Act

The Environment Act was given Royal Assent on 9th November 2021! The legislation is designed to improve air and water quality, tackle waste, increase recycling, with a 2030 target to halt species decline and improve the natural environment. Through the Act new...
The Latest on Biodiversity Net Gain

The Latest on Biodiversity Net Gain

The Government announced its intention that Biodiversity Net Gain would be a mandatory requirement in their 25 year plan, released on the 13th of March 2019. The principle is to ensure that residential and infrastructure developments deliver measurable ecological...
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,...
UK Environmental Protection Bill Update

UK Environmental Protection Bill Update

The second hearing of the Proposed UK Environmental Protection Bill is due to take place on the 12th May 2017. The House of Commons will debate the proposal to safeguard protection measures for the UK. These are currently enshrined in EU legislation and the...