UKELA: BREXIT AND ENVIRONMENTAL LAW: ENFORCEMENT AND POLITICAL ACCOUNTABILITY ISSUES

This report from UKELA highlights the need for effective mechanisms to hold government and public authorities to account for their environmental law responsibilities after Brexit. It calls for a review of possible options for a specialist environmental Commissioner or equivalent, and for strengthening the role of courts or tribunals in the environmental field.

The UK Environmental Law Association is neutral on Brexit and provide impartial, technical analysis of the impact it is likely to have on environmental law and governance. They are not members of the Alliance.

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Sam Coates