UCL Faculty of Laws


Letter on Environment Bill published in The Telegraph, led by Professor Eloise Scotford

30 October 2019

The letter argues that the Environment Bill - which aims to “maintain and improve our environmental protection” after Britain leaves the European Union - allows for weaker environmental standards to be introduced in the future.

Wind turbines in North Wales

A letter published today in The Telegraph - signed by 23 environmental law experts and led by Professor Eloise Scotford (Professor of Environmental Law at UCL Laws) - argues that the new Environment Bill neither maintains current environmental protections nor enshrines the highest standards in law. Co-signatories of the letter include UCL Laws’ Professor Philippe Sands, Professor Jane Holder, Professor Maria Lee, Professor Joanne Scott, and Professor Steven Vaughan.

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