|Author (Corporate)||United Kingdom: House of Lords: Select Committee on the European Union|
|Publisher||The Stationery Office (TSO)|
|Series Title||12th Report|
|Series Details||(2016-17)HL 109|
|Publication Date||February 2017|
|Content Type||Policy-making, Report|
The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee of the House of Lords EU Select Committee published this report in February 2017 which highlighted key actions that will be needed to ensure environmental protections are not eroded as a result of Brexit.
The Committee noted that the UK may wish to coordinate environmental standards with the EU in the future, to both enable trade and ensure the effective protection of the natural environment. The Committee also concluded that the UK should explore diplomatic avenues to maintain its influence in climate negotiations post-Brexit.
Key areas considered include:
+ The Great Repeal Bill and its implications for environment legislation
See also a related report published in February 2017 from Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP called Exiting the EU, Not the Environment (see related url hyperlink below).
|Countries / Regions||United Kingdom|